Sara Gelser Blouin

State Senator, 8th District

Photo: Sara Gelser Blouin

Democrat, Independent, Working Families

City where I live: Corvallis

Skills: I went to college and graduate school to study history. I have served on a school board, in the Oregon House and in the Oregon Senate.  I also served on the National Council on Disability.

3 things I will do if I win:

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1. I will protect everyone’s right to make choices about their own lives.  People should decide for themselves where they want to live, who they want to love, whether they want to have children and what kind of work they want to do. I will make sure all people get paid fairly for the work they do.  I will try to m

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2. I will try to make easier for all people to get the health care and other support services they need.  This means making sure that hospitals don’t deny care to people because they are disabled or aging or because of their race.  I will help make sure that nurses, in home care workers, CNAs and people in othe

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3. Our planet is getting too hot. Because of this we have more fires, not enough water and more dangerous weather.   I will work to change the way we get our energy so that we can address climate change and protect our planet for the future.