Category: US Senator

Jo Rae Perkins

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Republican, Constitution

City where I live: Albany

Skills: Work Exp. Financial Advisor, Insurance Agent, Banker, Realtor, Office Mgmt. Education: Oregon State Univ., BS Political Science; Univ. of Portland, Executive Certificate, Financial Planning; Linn Benton Comm, College, Associates Business Management.

3 things I will do if I win:

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1. Out of control inflation affects everyone. The Federal Government and the Federal Reserve Board, are responsible for the out of control inflation. Time to reign in the spending and end the Federal Reserve Board

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2. Crime also affects everyone. We must properly fund local law enforcement. This is not a federal government issue, it is a local issue. I will work on controlling the unlawful actions of federal agencies, such as the CIA and FBI

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3. Educators are to teach our children, math, reading, hard sciences, not indoctrinate them. The guidance comes from the National Education Association and the US Dept of Education. I will put forth a bill to end the US Dept of Education. Push this back to the local level.

Dan Pulju

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Pacific Green

City where I live: Eugene

Skills: Mathematics, Poll Interviewing, Sales

3 things I will do if I win:

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1. I will work to repair our corrupt Federal government. I will work to protect our medical rights. I will work to restore free speech.

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2. I will work to stop inflation by restoring supply chains. I will work to bring back small businesses. I will work to reach fair trade deals with other countries.

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3. I will work to end all our wars, including in Ukraine. I will work to make peace with Russia and other countries. I will work to take apart our corrupt war machine.

Ron Wyden

Photo: Ron Wyden

Democrat, Independent

City where I live: Portland

Skills: Before I was a member of Congress, I served as Director of Oregon Legal Services for the Elderly. I co-founded the Oregon chapter of the Gray Panthers after getting my law degree from the University of Oregon Law School.

3 things I will do if I win:

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1. I passed a new law cutting drug prices for seniors and will keep working to ensure that Americans don’t get mugged at the pharmacy counter by drug manufacturers.

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2. I’m fighting to increase housing supply to help first-time homebuyers get a down payment on the American dream and to stop hedge fund investors from pricing out Oregonians.

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3. I wrote the laws cracking down on corporate tax dodgers with a 15% minimum corporate tax rate and providing incentives to major corporations to invest more in their workers. And with Big Oil profits skyrocketing, I’m working to end these profiteers’ special tax breaks, on top of writing the law that

Chris Henry

Photo: Chris HenryProgressive

City where I live: Oregon City

Skills: Occupation: Union Truck Driver (Teamsters Local 81) Occupational Background: UAW Aircraft Mechanic (B-1 Bomber, 1980’s), Long-Haul Trucker, Concrete Mixer Driver. Educational Background: Portland State University, Clackamas Community College. Prior Governmental Experience: Shop Ste

3 things I will do if I win:

Icon: person in wheelchair holding hands with person in dress holding hands with a person in pants and the label Civil Rights beneath1. [DEMOCRACY AND HUMAN RIGHTS] I support full federal funding for reproductive health care, including contraception and abortion and guaranteeing every woman’s right to choose when to have a child. Protect the Rights of the BIPOC, LGBTQ, Immigrant, Abled, and other marginalized communities. I s

Icon: Oregon, with a dollar sign, over a backdrop of a chart going up and down2. [MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX and WORKER’S RIGHTS] The U.S. Military has become an empire of over 700 bases in more than 70 countries. We should close all U.S. foreign bases and bring these troops home to work in a WPA-styled major jobs program and expanded PeaceCorps, AmeriCorps and ArborCorps to p

Icon: a dollar sign superimposed over the US Capitol Building with the label Limit beneath3. [END DARK MONEY IN POLITICS!] [NO SPECIAL INTERESTS ARE FUNDING MY CAMPAIGN!] Ron Wyden’s campaign has raised over $12.5 million, including from the PACs and corporate executives of Wall Street, drug companies, electric utilities, and other corporations. Wyden is the #1 top Senate money recipi