Shanti S Lewallen – Working Families

Photo: Shanti S LewallenCity where I live: Portland
Skills: Husband; Father; Lawyer representing workers and injured parties; Registered Longshoreman; Small business owner; Former general contractor/residential. Graduate of Colorado College and Lewis and Clark Law School.

3 things I will do if I win:
Icon: A person uses a shovel while another person sits working at a computer. The label reads "Jobs."1. Fair Trade Policy: Create family-wage jobs by renegotiating NAFTA and other unfair trade agreements that are shipping our jobs overseas. Stop the TPP and other unfair trade agreements that threaten American workers, consumers and the environment.

Icon: A picture of the USA, with a physician symbol on it.2. Universal Healthcare: Make high quality healthcare available to all Americans through a single-payer health care system that cuts out the for-profit insurance company middlemen and makes sure pharmaceutical and healthcare conglomerates stop gouging.

Icon: The US Capitol Building with a dollar sign on it and the label "Limit."3. Campaign Finance Reform: Reverse Citizens United with a constitutional amendment designed to empower voters who have been drowned out by unlimited contributions to political campaigns.