Category: Judge of the Oregon Tax Court


Judge of the Oregon Tax Court Overview:
Voters choose a Judge of the Oregon Tax Court every 6 years.

  • Rules on issues related to state tax law
  • Appoints magistrates to make decisions
  • Rules when someone appeals a magistrate’s decision

All Candidates for Judge of the Oregon Tax Court:
Robert Manicke

Robert Manicke

Photo: Robert Manicke smiling at the camera.City where I live:  Portland
Skills:  I have been the Judge of the Oregon Tax Court since January 1, 2018.  Before that, I was a tax lawyer for 25 years. I graduated from Willamette University in 1984, and I graduated from law school in Illinois in 1992.

3 things I will do if I win:
Icon: A photo of a scale. 1. I believe in a fair trial for everyone who has a tax case.


Icon: A book of law.2. I will make sure Oregonians can have a fair trial in the Tax Court if they need it.


Icon: The US Constitution on a scroll reading "We the People"3. I will follow the US Constitution and the Oregon Constitution when I decide Oregon tax cases.