Category: US Representative, 4th District


Voters choose U.S. Representatives every 2 years. There are 5 U.S. Representatives from Oregon. You vote for 1 in your district.

  • Represent Oregonians from their district in U.S. government
  • Create U.S. laws
  • Vote on U.S. laws and budget

US Representative, 4th District
Peter A DeFazio – Democrat, Independent, Working Families, Progressive
Art Robinson* – Republican, Constitution
Mike Beilstein – Pacific Green
Gil Guthrie* – Libertarian

*Denotes that candidate chose not to submit a voting guide statement.

Peter A DeFazio – Democrat, Independent, Working Families, Progressive

Photo: Peter DeFazioCity where I live: Springfield
Skills: Occupation: U.S. Representative
Occupational Background: Chair, Lane County Commissioner, U.S. Air Force Reserve
Educational Background: Tufts University, University of Oregon
Prior Governmental Experience: Chair, Lane County Commission

3 things I will do if I win:
Icon: A picture of a Social Security card.1. Strengthen and protect Social Security and Medicare.


Icon: A diploma, a graduation cap and a book, with the label "College."2. Increase education funding and make college more affordable for working families. By the end of 2016, I will have returned $338,869 in pay raises to fund 255 scholarships in Oregon.

Icon: A person uses a shovel while another person sits working at a computer. The label reads "Jobs."3. Continue to push for increased transportation funding to repair our broken infrastructure. I wrote the new law to upgrade our roads, bridges, and national infrastructure, which will create 40,000 new jobs in Oregon.

Mike Beilstein – Pacific Green

Photo: Mike BeilsteinCity where I live: Corvallis
Skills: Retired research chemist. Worked primarily in nutrition. Thirty refereed research publications. Twelve years as a Corvallis City Councilor. Officer in NAACP for over 16 years.

3 things I will do if I win:
Icon: The sun, a lightning bolt, and a wind turbine in a grassy field1. Carbon fee and dividend. Create a natural environment and an economic environment that supports human life.

Photo: A military plane, cannon and guns, with the word "Limit" below them.2. Cut the military budget.


Icon: A picture of the USA, with a physician symbol on it.3. Medicare for all. A national health care program that covers all residents. John Conyers HB 670.