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Like many other U.S. states, the politics of Oregon largely concerns regional issues. Oregon leans Democratic as a state, with both U.S. Senators from the Democratic party, as well as four out of Oregon's five U.S. Representatives.
Capital: Salem

Governor: Kate Brown (Democratic Party of Oregon)
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Katherine Brown is an American politician who is the 38th and current Governor of Oregon. Brown, a Democrat and an attorney, previously served as Oregon Secretary of State and as majority leader of the ...
Born: June 21, 1960 (age 57), Torrejón de Ardoz, Spain
Office: Governor of Oregon since 2015
Spouse: Dan Little (m. 1997)
Party: Democratic Party of Oregon
Previous office: Secretary of State of Oregon (2009–2015)
Education: Lewis & Clark College, University of Colorado Boulder, Lewis & Clark Law School

Attorney general: Ellen Rosenblum (D)  
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Ellen F. Rosenblum is an American lawyer and politician who has served as the Oregon Attorney General since 2012.
Born: January 6, 1951 (age 67), Berkeley, CA
Spouse: Richard Meeker
Governor: John Kitzhaber; Kate Brown
Party: Democratic Party
Office: Oregon Attorney General since 2012
Education: University of Oregon School of Law (1975), Scripps College, University of Oregon

Senators:
 Ron Wyden D)  (202) 224-5244   Contact:
Ronald Lee Wyden is an American politician serving as the senior United States Senator for Oregon since 1996. A member of the Democratic Party, he previously served in the United States House of Representatives from 1981 to 1996.
Born: May 3, 1949 (age 68), Wichita, KS
Height: 6′   2″
Office: Senator (D-OR) since 1996
Education: University of Oregon School of Law (1974), MORE
Children: Scarlett Willa Wyden, William Peter Wyden, Adam Wyden, Ava Rose Wyden, Lilly Wyden
Spouse: Nancy Wyden (m. 2005), Laurie Oseran (m. 1978–1999)

 Jeff Merkley D)    (202) 224-3753    Contact:
Jeffrey Alan Merkley is the junior United States Senator from Oregon. A member of the Democratic Party, Merkley was a five-term member of the Oregon House of Representatives representing House District ...
Born: October 24, 1956 (age 61), Myrtle Creek, OR
Office: Senator (D-OR) since 2009
Spouse: Mary Sorteberg
Education: Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs,
Children: Jonathan Merkley, Brynne Merkley
Past position: United States Senator

Representatives:
 Greg Walden    (R)   (202) 225-6730    Contact
Gregory Paul Walden is an American politician, the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 2nd congressional district, first elected to that office in 1998.
Born: January 10, 1957 (age 61), The Dalles, OR
Office: Representative (R-OR 2nd District) since 1999
Spouse: Mylene Walden (m. 1982)
Education: University of Oregon (1981)
Children: Anthony Walden
Parents: Elizabeth Walden, Paul Ernest Walden

Peter DeFazio D)   (202) 225-6416 
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Peter Anthony DeFazio is the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 4th congressional district, serving since 1987. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes Eugene, Springfield, Roseburg, Coos Bay, Florence, and part of Corvallis.
Born: May 27, 1947 (age 70), Needham, MA
Nationality: American
Office: Representative (D-OR 4th District) since 1987
Spouse: Myrnie DeFazio
Years of service: 1967–1971
Education: University of Oregon (1977), Tufts University

Earl Blumenauer D)   (202) 225-4811
(503) 231-2300    Contact
Earl Blumenauer is the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district, serving since 1996. He is a member of the Democratic Party. The district includes most of Portland east of the Willamette River.
Born: August 16, 1948 (age 69), Portland, OR
Office: Representative (D-OR 3rd District) since 1996
Spouse: Margaret Kirkpatrick (m. 2004)
Member of congress start date: May 21, 1996
Education: Lewis & Clark Law School (1976), Lewis & Clark College (1970), Centennial High School
Children: Anne Blumenauer, Jon Blumenauer

Suzanne Bonamici D)   (202) 225-0855
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Suzanne Marie Bonamici is an American politician from Oregon. A member of the Democratic Party, she is the U.S. Representative for the state's 1st congressional district and was first elected in a special election on January 31, 2012.
Born: October 14, 1954 (age 63), Detroit, MI
Nationality: American
Office: Representative (D-OR 1st District) since 2012
Spouse: Michael H. Simon
Education: Lane Community College, University of Oregon
Children: Sara Simon, Andrew Simon

Kurt Schrader D)   (202) 225-5711 
/ (503) 588-9100  Contact
Walter Kurt Schrader is an American politician who has been the U.S. Representative for Oregon's 5th congressional district since 2009. He is a member of the Democratic Party and previously served in both houses of the Oregon Legislative Assembly.
Born: October 19, 1951 (age 66), Bridgeport, CT
Nationality: American
Office: Representative (D-OR 5th District) since 2009
Spouse: Martha Schrader (m. 1975–2011)
Education: University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign (1977), MORE
Children: Travis Schrader, Steven Schrader, Ryan Schrader, Clare Schrader, Maren Schrader


    1st    Bonamici, Suzanne    D   (202) 225-0855        * Education and the Workforce    * Science, Space, and Technology

    2nd    Walden, Greg    R  (202) 225-6730        * Energy and Commerce

    3rd    Blumenauer, Earl    D   (202) 225-4811        * Ways and Means

    4th    DeFazio, Peter    D (202) 225-6416        * Transportation and Infrastructure

    5th    Schrader, Kurt    D   (202) 225-5711        * Energy and Commerce




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