2020 – Oregon Political Races

Posted On: Aug 27, 2019

Election Dates for 2020
Primary May, 19th LUR – window opens 45 days prior
General Nov. 3rd LUR – window opens 60 days prior

Ballot Measures (most still TBD)

Confirmed – Cigarette Tax referral – increases cigarette tax by $2/pack
Possible – Requirement for voter approval for any prospective toll implementation

Federal Races

Senate – Jeff Merkley (D)
All Congressional districts up
US Presidential Race – as of this date, Oregon not a target state

Statewide Races

Secretary of State – Bev Clarno (R) – likely to be a crowded field on both sides
Treasurer – Tobias Read (D)
Attorney General – Ellen Rosenblum (D) – may not run for another term

State Races

SD 1 – Dallas Heard (R – Roseburg)
SD 2 – Herman Baertschiger (R – Grants Pass)
SD 5 – Arnie Roblan (D – Coos Bay)
SD 9 – Fred Girod (R – Stayton)
SD 12 – Brian Boquist (R – Dallas)
SD 14 – Mark Hass (D – Beaverton) – announced he’s not running again and will likely run for SoS
SD 18 – Ginny Burdick (D – Portland)
SD 21 – Kathleen Taylor (D – Portland)
SD 22 – Lew Frederick (D – Portland)
SD 23 – Michael Dembrow (D – Portland)
SD 25 – Laurie Monnes Anderson (D – Gresham)
SD 27 – Tim Knopp (R – Bend)
SD 28 – Dennis Linthicum (R – Klamath Falls)
SD 29 – Bill Hansell (R – Pendleton)
SD 30 – Cliff Bentz (R – Ontario)

All House Districts up