Category: US Representative, 4th District

Levi Leatherberry

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Independent, Libertarian

City where I live: Eugene

Skills: Farmer/International Development

3 things I will do if I win:

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1. I will fight corruption – I will take no bribes or ‘donations’ only my salary so that I can work only for the people of my district and nothing else. This is the key to victories on affordable housing and medicine, the prices in the grocery store to the pump. Big business benefits from each of these indust

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2. I will fight to lower inflation by working against both corporate and government inflation, as both are bad for the people. The right likes to talk about the government spending too much and printing too much money, but then every year pass larger budgets which benefit the elite and not the working cl

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3. I will work with anyone to get results. I don’t have an ideology, I don’t have a party or a political tribe – I believe in being pragmatic and solving each problem as an individual. This allows me to work with anyone across the aisle, unlike other candidates who can only do what their party leaders tell th

Val Hoyle

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Democrat, Working Families

City where I live: Springfield

Skills: Currently: Oregon Labor Commissioner. Previously: International Sales in the Bicycle Industry; State Representative

3 things I will do if I win:

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1. Protecting a woman’s right to choose and standing up against Republican attempts to ban abortion and even contraception.

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2. Lowering costs for working families by addressing our housing affordability crisis, bringing down the cost of energy and healthcare.

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3. Investing in clean energy solutions so Oregon can lead the way to a fossil-free future: fighting wildfires, droughts, and climate change while creating good jobs here.

Jim Howard

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City where I live: Eugene

Skills: School superintendent, 15 months. Dean and professor at Bushnell University, 8 years. School superintendent, North Bend, 5 years; McKenzie S.D., 2 years; Pleasant Hill, 18 years

3 things I will do if I win:

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1. Protect Social Security and Medicare

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2. Help for mental health

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3. We need a strong defense to protect our citizens.