Democrat, Working Families
City where I live: Portland
Skills: State Treasurer, 2017-present; State Representative, 2007-2016; Oregon Innovation Council; Oregon Business Development Commission.
3 things I will do if I win:
1. Oregon’s $100 billion investment portfolio is among the best managed in the country. Treasurer Read has taken key decisions away from Wall Street, resulting in $500 million for state retirees.
2. Treasurer Read is helping Oregonians save for college. He has invested the first $25 in each college savings plan opened in a child’s first year.
3. Treasurer Read established OregonSaves, it has already helped 70,000 Oregonians to save over $65 million towards their retirement.