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Encyclopedia > Oregon House of Representatives
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The Oregon House of Representatives chamber in the State Capitol
The Oregon House of Representatives chamber in the State Capitol

The Oregon House of Representatives is the lower house of the Oregon Legislative Assembly. There are 60 members of the House, respresenting an equal amount of districts across the state, each with a population of 57,000. The House meets at the Oregon State Capitol in Salem. Image File history File links Current_event_marker. ... Image File history File links Oregon_House_of_Representatives. ... Image File history File links Oregon_House_of_Representatives. ... A lower house is one of two chambers of a bicameral legislature, the other chamber being the upper house. ... The Oregon Legislative Assembly is the legislature for the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Oregon State Capitol, July 1989 The Oregon State Capitol is the state capitol building of the U.S. state of Oregon. ... Nickname: The Cherry City Location in the state of Oregon Coordinates: County Marion County, Polk County Founded 1842 Mayor Janet Taylor Area    - City 120. ...


Members of the House serve two year terms without term limits. Term limits were declared unconstitutional by the Oregon Supreme Court in 2002, overturning a decade-old law that had restricted Representatives to three terms (six years). A term limit is a provision of a constitution, statute, or bylaw which limits the number of terms a person may serve in a particular elected office. ... The Oregon Supreme Court is the highest state court in the Oregon judicial department (branch of government). ... For album titles with the same name, see 2002 (album). ...


The current Speaker of the House is Republican Karen Minnis of Wood Village. GOP redirects here. ... Speaker of the Oregon House Karen Minnis (R-Wood Village) is serving her fourth term in the House, representing House District 49 which includes the cities of Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village and a portion of Gresham, in East Multnomah County. ... Wood Village is a city located in Multnomah County, Oregon. ...

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2006 election results

In the 2006 elections, Democrats took control of the House for the first time since 1990. The Democratic majority for the 74th legislative session is by the slimmest of margins: 31-29. Oregons 2006 statewide election includes a May 16 Primary Election and a November General Election. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... This article is about the year. ...


Jeff Merkley, the current Democratic minority leader representing the 47th district in Portland, was selected by his Democratic colleagues as the new Speaker of the House. Dave Hunt of the 40th district in Clackamas County was chosen as House majority leader, Diane Rosenbaum of Portland's 42nd District was chosen as Speaker pro tem, and Phil Barnhart of the 11th District in Linn/Lane counties will be the majority whip. Jeff Merkley is the Speaker-elect of the Oregon House of Representatives. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ... Clackamas County (IPA: ) is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Linn County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Lane County is a county in the state of Oregon. ...


Oregon House Republicans selected former Majority Leader Wayne Scott of the 39th District in Oregon City as the Republican Minority Leader. They also selected Bruce Hanna, from the 7th District in Roseburg as Deputy Republican Leader, Dennis Richardson from the 4th District in Central Point as Republican Whip, and Gene Whisnant from the 53th District in Sunriver as Deputy Republican Whip. Municipal Elevator in Oregon City Oregon City is the first city in the United States incorporated west of the Rockies. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Oregon State Representative Dennis Richardson Oregon State Representative Dennis Richardson (R-Central Point) is serving in his second term in the House, representing House District 4 which includes portions of Jackson and Josephine Counties. ... Central Point is a city located in Jackson County, Oregon. ... Sunriver, Oregon is an unincorporated resort community located in Deschutes County, Oregon, on the eastern flank of the Deschutes River. ...


Composition of the Oregon House of Representatives:

Affiliation 2004
2006
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  Democratic Party 27 31 +4
  Republican Party 33 29 -4
 Total
60

The Democratic Party is one of two major political parties in the United States, the other being the Republican Party. ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ...

Incoming Representatives of the 2007 Legislative Session

Speaker: Jeff Merkley (D-47 Portland)
Speaker Pro Tem: Diane Rosenbaum (D-42 Portland)
Majority Leader: Dave Hunt (D-40 Clackamas County)
Majority Whip: Phil Barnhart (D-11 Linn/Lane/)
Republican Minority Leader:Wayne Scott (R-39 Oregon City)
Deputy Republican Leader:Bruce Hanna (R-7 Roseburg)
Republican Whip:Dennis Richardson (R-4 Central Point)
Deputy Republican Whip:Gene Whisnant (R-53 Sunriver) Jeff Merkley is the Speaker-elect of the Oregon House of Representatives. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ... Clackamas County (IPA: ) is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Linn County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Lane County is a county in the state of Oregon. ... Municipal Elevator in Oregon City Oregon City is the first city in the United States incorporated west of the Rockies. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Oregon State Representative Dennis Richardson Oregon State Representative Dennis Richardson (R-Central Point) is serving in his second term in the House, representing House District 4 which includes portions of Jackson and Josephine Counties. ... Central Point is a city located in Jackson County, Oregon. ... Sunriver, Oregon is an unincorporated resort community located in Deschutes County, Oregon, on the eastern flank of the Deschutes River. ...

District Name Party
1-Gold Beach Wayne Krieger Republican
2-Myrtle Creek Susan Morgan Republican
3-Grants Pass Ron Maurer Republican
4-Central Point Dennis Richardson Republican
5-Ashland Peter Buckley Democrat
6-Medford Sal Esquivel Republican
7-Roseburg Bruce L Hanna Republican
8-Eugene Paul Holvey Democrat
9-Coos Bay Arnie Roblan Democrat
10-Newport Jean Cowan Democrat
11-Central Linn/Lane Phil Barnhart Democrat
12-Springfield Elizabeth Terry Beyer Democrat
13-Eugene Nancy Nathanson Democrat
14-Eugene Chris Edwards Democrat
15-Albany Andy Olson Republican
16-Corvallis Sara Gelser Democrat
17-Sublimity Fred Girod Republican
18-Molalla Mac Sumner Republican
19-Salem Kevin Cameron Republican
20-Salem Vicki Berger Republican
21-Salem Brian L. Clem Democrat
22-Woodburn Betty Komp Democrat
23-Dallas Brian Boquist Republican
24-McMinnville Donna G. Nelson Republican
25-Keizer Kim Thatcher Republican
26-Wilsonville Jerry Krummel Republican
27-Washington County Tobias Read Democrat
28-Aloha Jeff Barker Democrat
29-Hillsboro Chuck Riley Democrat
30-Hillsboro David Edwards Democrat
31-Clatskanie Brad Witt Democrat
32-Cannon Beach Deborah Boone Democrat
33-Portland Mitch Greenlick Democrat
34-Washington County Suzanne Bonamici Democrat
35-Tigard Larry Galizio Democrat
36-Portland Mary Nolan Democrat
37-West Linn Scott Bruun Republican
38-Lake Oswego Greg Macpherson Democrat
39-Oregon City Wayne Scott Republican
40-Clackamas County Dave Hunt Democrat
41-Milwaukie Carolyn Tomei Democrat
42-Portland Diane Rosenbaum Democrat
43-Portland Chip Shields Democrat
44-Portland Tina Kotek Democrat
45-Portland Jackie Dingfelder Democrat
46-Portland Ben Cannon Democrat
47-Portland Jeff Merkley Democrat
48-Happy Valley Mike Schaufler Democrat
49-Wood Village Karen Minnis Republican
50-Gresham John Lim Republican
51-Clackamas Linda Flores Republican
52-Corbett Patti Smith Republican
53-Sunriver Gene Whisnant Republican
54-Bend Chuck Burley Republican
55-Bend George Gilman Republican
56-Klamath Falls Bill Garrard Republican
57-Heppner Greg Smith Republican
58-Pendleton Bob Jenson Republican
59-The Dalles John H. Dallum Republican
60-Ontario R. Tom Butler Republican

Representatives of the 2005 Legislative Session

Speaker: Karen Minnis (R-49 Wood Village)
Majority Leader: Wayne Scott (R-39 Oregon City)
Assistant Majority Leader: Debi Farr (R-14 Eugene)
Assistant Majority Leader: Billy Dalto (R-21 Salem)
Majority Whip: Derrick Kitts (R-30 Hillsboro)
Democratic Minority Leader: Jeff Merkley (D-47 Portland)
Gold Beach is a city located in, and the county seat of Curry County, OregonGR6. ... GOP redirects here. ... Myrtle Creek is a city located in Douglas County, Oregon, United States. ... GOP redirects here. ... Grants Pass is a city and the county seat of Josephine County, OregonGR6. ... GOP redirects here. ... Central Point is a city located in Jackson County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Jackson Settled 1852 Mayor John Morrison Area    - City 16. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Medford is a city located in Jackson County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... GOP redirects here. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Motto: Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Lane Founded 1846 Incorporated 1862 Mayor Kitty Piercy Area    - City 105. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Coos Bay is a city located in Coos County, Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Newport is a city located in Lincoln County, Oregon, USA. It was incorporated in 1882, though the name dates back to the establishment of a post office in 1868. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Linn County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... Lane County is a county in the state of Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Springfield is a city in Lane County, Oregon, separated from Eugene, Oregon primarily by the I-5 highway. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Location in Oregon Coordinates: County Linn County Incorporated 1864 Mayor Chuck McLaran Area    - City 41. ... GOP redirects here. ... Motto: Enhancing Community Livability Map Political Statistics Founded 1845 Incorporated 1857 County Benton County Mayor Helen Berg Geographic Statistics Area  - Total  - Land  - Water 22. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Sublimity is a city located in Marion County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... Molalla is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... GOP redirects here. ... GOP redirects here. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Woodburn is a city located in Marion County, Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Dallas is the county seat of Polk County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... McMinnville is the county seat and largest city of Yamhill County, Oregon, United States. ... GOP redirects here. ... Keizer is a city located in Marion County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... Wilsonville is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Aloha is a census-designated place and an unincorporated community located in Washington County, Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Hillsboro is a city located in Washington County, Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Clatskanie is a city located in Columbia County, Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Facing South, with Haystack Rock on the right. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Tigard (IPA: ) is a city in Washington County, Oregon, United States. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... GOP redirects here. ... Flag Seal Location Location in Oregon Coordinates , Government County Clackamas County Founded 1847 Mayor Judie Hammerstad Geographical characteristics Area     City 26. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Municipal Elevator in Oregon City Oregon City is the first city in the United States incorporated west of the Rockies. ... GOP redirects here. ... Clackamas County (IPA: ) is a county located in the state of Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Milwaukie (IPA: ) is a city in Clackamas County, Oregon, United States. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Happy Valley is a city located in Clackamas County, Oregon. ... The Democratic Party is one of two major contemporary political parties in the United States; the other being the Republican Party. ... Speaker of the Oregon House Karen Minnis (R-Wood Village) is serving her fourth term in the House, representing House District 49 which includes the cities of Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village and a portion of Gresham, in East Multnomah County. ... GOP redirects here. ... Downtown Gresham at NE Roberts St and Powell Blvd. ... GOP redirects here. ... Clackamas is a census-designated place located in Clackamas County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... Corbett is an unincorporated community on the Columbia River in eastern Multnomah County, Oregon, United States. ... GOP redirects here. ... Sunriver, Oregon is an unincorporated resort community located in Deschutes County, Oregon, on the eastern flank of the Deschutes River. ... GOP redirects here. ... Bend is a city in Deschutes County, Oregon, United States. ... GOP redirects here. ... GOP redirects here. ... Klamath Falls, is a city in Klamath County, Oregon, United States. ... GOP redirects here. ... Heppner is a town located in Morrow County, Oregon, USA. This town was originally called Standsbury Flat for George W. Standsbury, one of the first white settlers in the area. ... GOP redirects here. ... Pendleton is a city located in Umatilla County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... The Dalles is a city located in Wasco County, Oregon. ... GOP redirects here. ... Downtown Ontario. ... GOP redirects here. ... Speaker of the Oregon House Karen Minnis (R-Wood Village) is serving her fourth term in the House, representing House District 49 which includes the cities of Fairview, Troutdale and Wood Village and a portion of Gresham, in East Multnomah County. ... Wood Village is a city located in Multnomah County, Oregon. ... Municipal Elevator in Oregon City Oregon City is the first city in the United States incorporated west of the Rockies. ... Nickname: The Emerald City Motto: Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Lane Founded 1846 Incorporated 1862 Mayor Kitty Piercy Area    - City 105. ... Nickname: The Cherry City Location in the state of Oregon Coordinates: County Marion County, Polk County Founded 1842 Mayor Janet Taylor Area    - City 120. ... Derrick Kitts is a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives representing Oregons 30th district. ... Hillsboro is a city located in Washington County, Oregon. ... Jeff Merkley is the Speaker-elect of the Oregon House of Representatives. ... Nickname: City of Roses, Stumptown, Bridgetown, PDX Location in Multnomah County and the state of Oregon Coordinates: Country United States State Oregon County Multnomah County Incorporated February 8, 1851 Mayor Tom Potter Area    - City 376. ...

District Name Party
1-Gold Beach Wayne Krieger Republican
2-Myrtle Creek Susan Morgan Republican
3-Grants Pass Gordon Anderson Republican
4-Central Point Dennis Richardson Republican
5-Ashland Peter Buckley Democrat
6-Medford Sal Esquivel Republican
7-Roseburg Bruce L Hanna Republican
8-Eugene Paul Holvey Democrat
9-Coos Bay Arnie Roblan Democrat
10-Newport Alan Brown Republican
11-Central Linn/Lane Phil Barnhart Democrat
12-Springfield E. Terry Beyer Democrat
13-Eugene Robert Ackerman Democrat
14-Eugene Debi Farr Republican
15-Albany Andy Olson Republican
16-Corvallis Sara Gelser Democrat
17-Sublimity Jeff Kropf Republican
18-Molalla Mac Sumner Republican
19-Salem Kevin Cameron Republican
20-Salem Vicki Berger Republican
21-Salem Billy Dalto Republican
22-Woodburn Betty Komp Democrat
23-Dallas Brian Boquist Republican
24-McMinnville Donna G Nelson Republican
25-Keizer Kim Thatcher Republican
26-Wilsonville Jerry Krummel Republican
27-Washington County Mark Hass Democrat
28-Aloha Jeff Barker Democrat
29-Hillsboro Chuck Riley Democrat
30-Hillsboro Derrick Kitts Republican
31-Clatskanie Brad Witt Democrat
32-Cannon Beach Deborah Boone Democrat
33-Portland Mitch Greenlick Democrat
34-Washington County Brad Avakian Democrat
35-Tigard Larry Galizio Democrat
36-Portland Mary Nolan Democrat
37-West Linn Scott Bruun Republican
38-Lake Oswego Greg Macpherson Democrat
39-Oregon City Wayne Scott Republican
40-Clackamas County Dave Hunt Democrat
41-Milwaukie Carolyn Tomei Democrat
42-Portland Diane Rosenbaum Democrat
43-Portland Chip Shields Democrat
44-Portland Gary Hansen Democrat
45-Portland Jackie Dingfelder Democrat
46-Portland Steve March Democrat
47-Portland Jeff Merkley Democrat
48-Happy Valley Mike Schaufler Democrat
49-Wood Village Karen Minnis Republican
50-Gresham John Lim Republican
51-Clackamas Linda Flores Republican
52-Corbett Patti Smith Republican
53-Sunriver Gene Whisnant Republican
54-Bend Chuck Burley Republican
55-Bend George Gilman Republican
56-Klamath Falls Bill Garrard Republican
57-Heppner Greg Smith Republican
58-Pendleton Bob Jenson Republican
59-The Dalles John H. Dallum Republican
60-Ontario R. Tom Butler Republican

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