Category: US Representative, 5th District


US Representative:
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, 5th District
Peter Wright* – Democrat
Kurt Schrader – Democrat
Robert L Reynolds* – Republican
Mark Callahan – Republican
Joey Nations – Republican

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

Kurt Schrader – Democrat

Photo: Kurt Schrader smiles and looks at the cameraCity where I live: Canby
Skills: I spent most of my life as a farmer and veterinarian. I grew fruit and vegetables and took care of horses, dogs and cats. I wanted to help my community, so I ran for office. In 2008, I was elected to represent our part of Oregon in Washington D.C

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. Our part of Oregon has many farms and forests. I will help pass the Farm Bill, a law to help farmers and folks near forest land make a good living. Many new jobs are in cities, but I will make sure people who live in the country have good jobs too.
Icon: A pencil, an apple, and a chalkboard with "ABC" written on it, and the label "K - 12." 2. I am working to pass a bill to help schools and businesses work together to teach kids the skills they need when they graduate. I am also working to make sure special education has all the money that has been promised.
Icon: A picture of a Social Security card. 3.Veterans, seniors and people with disabilities earn benefits to take care of themselves. When mistakes happen, my office helps fix it and has returned $5.5 million to people, making sure that everyone who counts on this help, gets what they need.

Mark Callahan – Republican

Photo: Mark Callahan smiles and looks at the cameraCity where I live: Oregon City
Skills: Information Technology Professional

3 things I will do if I win:
Icon: A scale with two dollar signs balanced, with the label "Budget." 1. Support a Balanced Budget Amendment to the US Constitution.

2. Reduce the Existing Debt through Fiscal Responsibility.

3. Reduce Spending on Wasteful Government Projects.
Photo: A military plane, cannon and guns, with the word "Support" below them. 2. 1. Support our military through increased funding.

2. Support our veterans through increased funding.

3. Vote to protect our security interests, that only directly effect our United States.
Icon: A picture of a man and a woman with the words no entry, above a map of the united states 3.1. Enforce immigration existing law by saying no to any form of amnesty.

2. Secure the southern border with a wall.

3. Stop chain migration.

Joey Nations – Republican

Photo: Joey Nations smiles and looks at the cameraCity where I live: Salem
Skills: Operations and Policy Analyst with State of Oregon, Former Self Employed Business Consultant, Graduated College from University of Utah.

3 things I will do if I win:
Icon: A picture of the American flag with 13 stripes and 50 stars. 1. 1. I will put America’s citizens first.

2. I will spend our tax dollars at home, not overseas.

3. I represent the hard working men and women of this state, not the money.
Icon: The USA with a star over Washington DC, and the label "Limit." 2. 1. I will stand for term limits of 3 terms in the House of Representatives.

2. I will never take lobbyist money of any kind.
3. I will seek a balanced budget amendment to prevent further spending abuse.
Icon: Three people hold hands. One is wearing pants, one is wearing a skirt, and one is using a wheelchair. The label reads "Civil Rights." 3.1. I will honor and defend the US Constitution and the rights of American citizens.
2. I will stand strong to defend the 2nd Amendment from further attack.
3. I will ensure all the voters have easy open access to my campaign and office.