List of all candidates by office

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

US President:

  • Voters choose a President every 4 years.
  • Runs the U.S. government and the army
  • Approves or rejects U.S. laws
  • Creates a budget for spending U.S. tax money
  • Works with leaders from other countries

Donald J. Trump*/Mike Pence – Republican

Hillary Clinton*/Tim Kaine – Democrat

Jill Stein/Ajamu Baraka – Progressive, Pacific Green

Gary Johnson*/Bill Weld – Libertarian

US Senator:
Voters choose U.S. Senators every 6 years. There are 2 U.S. Senators from Oregon.

  • Represent Oregonians in U.S. government
  • Create U.S. laws
  • Vote on U.S. laws and budget
  • Oversee U.S. government

Steven C Reynolds* – Independent
Ron Wyden – Democrat
Mark Callahan – Republican
Eric Navickas* – Pacific Green, Progressive
Jim Lindsay* – Libertarian
Shanti S Lewallen – Working Families

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, 1st District
Brian J Heinrich* – Republican
Suzanne Bonamici – Democrat, Independent

Kyle Sheahan – Libertarian

US Representative, 2nd District
Greg Walden* – Republican, Independent

James (Jim) Crary – Democrat
US Representative, 3rd District
David Delk – Progressive
David W Walker – Republican, Independent

Earl Blumenauer* – Democrat
US Representative, 4th District
Peter A DeFazio – Democrat, Independent, Working Families, Progressive
Art Robinson* – Republican, Constitution
Mike Beilstein – Pacific Green
Gil Guthrie* – Libertarian
US Representative, 5th District
Colm Willis* – Republican
Kurt Schrader – Democrat, Independent
Marvin Sandnes – Pacific Green

Voters choose a Governor every 4 years.

  • Runs the Oregon state government
  • Approves or rejects Oregon laws
  • Creates a budget for spending Oregon tax money
  • Chooses people for some government jobs

James Foster – Libertarian

Kate Brown – Democrat, Working Families

Cliff Thomason* – Independent

Aaron Donald Auer* – Constitution

Bud Pierce – Republican

Secretary of State:
Voters choose a Secretary of State every 4 years.

  • Runs elections
  • Audits government agencies: makes sure they spend tax money how they are supposed to
  • Keeps government records

Sharon L Durbin* – Libertarian

Alan Zundel – Pacific Green

Dennis Richardson – Republican

Paul Damian Wells – Independent

Brad Avakian – Democrat, Working Families, Progressive

Michael Marsh* – Constitution

State Treasurer:
Voters choose a Treasurer every 4 years.

  • Manages Oregon tax money
  • Helps earn Oregon money for government funds by investing it
  • Runs the Oregon college savings (529) and ABLE Account programs

Chris Henry* – Progressive, Pacific Green

Tobias Read – Democrat

Jeff Gudman – Republican

Chris Telfer* – Independent

Attorney General:
Voters choose an Attorney General every 4 years.

  • Oversees court cases when Oregon is involved
  • Runs legal business of Oregon government

Lars D H Hedbor* – Libertarian
Ellen Rosenblum – Democrat, Independent, Working Families
Daniel Zene Crowe – Republican

Judge of the Court of Appeals
Voters choose a Judge of the Court of Appeals every 6 years.

  • Rules when someone appeals a Circuit Court decision
  • Reviews administrative actions of Oregon agencies

Judge of the Court of Appeals, Position 5
Scott Shorr*
Judge of the Court of Appeals, Position 8
Roger J DeHoog*

Judge of the Supreme Court:

Voters choose a Judge of the Supreme Court every 6 years.

  • Can rule when someone appeals a Court of Appeals decision
  • Rules on death penalty cases

Judge of the Supreme Court, Position 6
Lynn R Nakamoto*