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Members of the Oregon House of Representatives

Speaker of the House Tina Kotek

Speaker of the House Tina Kotek

Speaker of the House
Tina Kotek (Democrat, District 44) holds a B.S. in religious studies from the University of Oregon and an M.A. in international studies from the University of Washington.


Before her election to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2006, Representative Kotek worked as the policy director for the non-profit advocacy organization Children First for Oregon. Prior to joining Children First, she was a public policy advocate for the Oregon Food Bank.


Some of Representative Kotek’s legislative accomplishments include: helping to pass landmark legislation that endeddiscrimination based on sexual orientation and created domestic partnerships for same-sex couples; championing the redesign of the state’s welfare program maintaining funding for the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program (TANF); leading the fight to establish statewide nutrition standards for food sold in schools; passing a statewide menu labeling bill to provide consumers with calorie information in fast food restaurants; restricting the use of a job applicant’s credit history when making hiring decisions through the passage of the Job Applicant Fairness Act; and implementing a vision screening demonstration project to explore the best ways to ensure every child receives routine vision screening.

She lives in North Portland with her partner Aimee Wilson and their dogs Wickett and Rudy.




Members of the House of Representatives



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Bailey, Jules

Barker, Jeff

Barnhart, Phil

Barton, Brent

Bentz, Cliff

Berger, Vicki

Boone, Deborah

Buckley, Peter

Cameron, Kevin

Clem, Brian L.

Conger, Jason

Davis, John


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Doherty, Margaret

Esquivel, Sal

Fagan, Shemia

Frederick, Lew

Freeman, Tim

Gallegos, Joseph

Gelser, Sara

Gilliam, Vic

Gomberg, David

Gorsek, Chris

Greenlick, Mitch

Hanna, Bruce



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Harker, Chris

Hicks, Wally

Holvey, Paul

Hoyle, Val

Huffman, John

Jenson, Bob

Johnson, Mark

Kennemer, Bill

Keny-Guyer, Alissa

Komp, Betty

Kotek, Tina

Krieger, Wayne


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Lininger, Ann

Lively, John

Matthews, Greg

McKeown, Caddy

McLane, Mike

Nathanson, Nancy

Olson, Andy

Parrish, Julie

Read, Tobias

Reardon, Jeff

Richardson, Dennis

Smith, Greg


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Smith Warner, Barbara

Sprenger, Sherrie

Thatcher, Kim

Thompson, Jim

Tomei, Carolyn

Unger, Ben

Vega Pederson, Jessica

Weidner, Jim

Whisnant, Gene

Whitsett, Gail

Williamson, Jennifer

Witt, Bradley