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1. JOIN our member Political Justice Committee

  1. Get insider information on candidates, campaigns & the legislative sessions
  2. Help plan and implement political events
  3. Join us on the 3rd Saturday of the month at the Local 49 office at 3536 SE 26th Ave, Portland, OR 97202 – Email Felisa Hagins felisah@seiu49.org for details

2. Contribute to our Political Action Fund. It’s the easiest way to make a difference – Combine your money with 2 million other members to really make an impact! – Download the form here

3. Volunteer on a campaign or come to an event at the capitol.


Contact Felisa Hagins, Political Director, SEIU Local 49
Phone: 503-236-4949 x215
Email: felisah@seiu49.org



For SEIU Local 49 Members: Political Endorsements for 2016

Our members asked the tough questions, making sure those running for elected offices would stand up for the issues that matter most to working families. As a result of that effort, here are the candidates we’ve endorsed.

Hillary Clinton Hillary Clinton President

OREGON:

STATEWIDE
Click here to look up your Oregon House and Senate districts.

CLATSOP, COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, MULTNOMAH, CLACKAMAS, HOOD RIVER
Legislative
Local

MARION, DESCHUTES, POLK, YAMHILL
Legislative
Local

BENTON, LINCOLN, LINN, LANE, COOS
Congressional
Legislative

JACKSON, JOSEPHENE
Legislative

OREGON BALLOT MEASURES

WASHINGTON:

STATEWIDE
Click here to look up your Washington Legislative and Congressional districts.

CLARK
Congressional
Legislative

COWLITZ
Local

WASHINGTON BALLOT MEASURES

OREGON: 

STATEWIDE

Ron Wyden Ron Wyden U.S. Senate
Kate Brown Kate Brown Governor of Oregon
Tobias Read Tobias Read State Treasurer
Ellen Rosenblum Ellen Rosenblum State Attorney General
Brad Avakian Brad Avakian Secretary of State, Oregon

CLATSOP, COLUMBIA, WASHINGTON, MULTNOMAH, CLACKAMAS, HOOD RIVER

Congress:

Suzanne Bonamici Suzanne Bonamici U.S. House of Representatives, District 1

Legislative:

Kathleen Taylor Kathleen Taylor Senate District 21, Portland
Michael Dembrow Michael Dembrow Senate District 22, Portland
Ray Lister Ray Lister House District 26, Wilsonville
Sheri Malstrom Sheri Malstrom House District 27, Beaverton
Susan McClain Susan McLain House District 29, Hillsboro
Janeen Sollman Janeen Sollman House District 30, Hillsboro/N. Plains
Margaret Doherty Margaret Doherty House District 35, Tigard
orhd37-paul-southwick Paul Southwick House District 37, Tigard/Tualatin
Mitch Greenlick Mitch Greenlick House District 33, Portland
Jennifer Williamson Jennifer Williamson House District 36, Portland
Charles Gallia Charles Gallia House District 39, Outer Clackamas County
Mark Meek Mark Meek House District 40, Milwaukie
Karin Power Karin Power House District 41, Milwaukie
Rob Nosse Rob Nosse House District 42, Portland
Tina Kotek Tina Kotek House District 44, N/NE Portland
Barbara Smith Warner Barbara Smith Warner House District 45, Portland
orhd46-alissa-keny-guyer Alissa Keny-Guyer House District 46, Portland
Diego Hernandez Diego Hernandez House District 47, Portland
Chris Gorsek Chris Gorsek House District 49, Troutdale
Carla Piluso Carla Piluso House District 50, Gresham
Janelle Bynum Janelle Bynum House District 51, Outer SE Portland/Happy Valley
Mark Reynolds Mark Reynolds House District 52, Hood River

Local:

Sharon Meieran Sharon Meieran Multnomah County Commission, District 1
Amanda Schroeder Amanda Schroeder Multnomah County Commission, District 4
Denny Doyle Denny Doyle Mayor of Beaverton
Steve Novick Steve Novick Portland City Council, Commissioner

MARION, DESCHUTES, POLK, YAMHILL

Legislative

Brian Boquist Brian Bosquist Senate District 12, Dallas
Paul Evans Paul Evans House District 20, Monmouth
Brian Clem Brian Clem House District 21, Salem
Teresa Alonso Leon Teresa Alonso Leon House District 22, Woodburn
orhd23-jim-thompson
Jim Thompson House District 23, Dallas
Ken Moore
Ken Moore House District 24, McMinnville/Newberg
Gena Goodman Campbell
Gena Goodman Campbell House District 54, Bend

BENTON, LINCOLN, LINN, LANE, COOS

Congress

Peter Difazio Peter DeFazio U.S. House of Representatives, District 4

Legislative

Arnie Roblan Arnie Roblan Senate District 5, Coos Bay
Paul Holvey Paul Holvey House District 8, Eugene
Phil Barnhart Phil Barnhart House District 11, Central Lane and Linn Counties
orhd13-nancy-nathanson Nancy Nathanson House District 13, Eugene
Julie Fahey Julie Fahey House District 14, West Eugene and Junction City
Andy Olson Andy Olson House District 15, Albany
Dan Rayfield Dan Rayfield House District 16, Corvallis

JACKSON, JOSEPHENE

Legislative

Pam Marsh Pam Marsh House District 5, Ashland
Mike Moran Mike Moran House District 6, Medford

LOCAL 49 RECOMMENDS VOTING “YES” ON THE FOLLOWING:

Measure 96: Measure 96 requires 5% of lottery net proceeds go to services for Oregon veterans
m97-copy Measure 97 increases corporate minimum tax on corporations with over $25M in Oregon sales and funds education, healthcare, senior services
Measure 99 Measure 99 creates “Outdoor School Eduction Fund,” continuously funded through the Lottery, to provide outdoor school programs statewide
Measure 100 Measure 100 prohibits purchase/ sale of parts/ products from certain wildlife species; exceptions for specified activities, gift/ inheritances, and certain antiques/ musical instruments; civil penalties.

WASHINGTON:

STATEWIDE

wasen-patty-murray Patty Murray U.S. Senate
Jay Inslee Jay Inslee Governor, Washington
Bob Ferguson Bob Ferguson State Attorney General, Washington

CLARK
Congress

Jim Moeller Jim Moeller U.S. House of Representatives, District 3

Legislative

Tim Probst Tim Probst Legislative District 17, Vancouver
Monica Stonier Monica Stonier Legislative District 49, Dual Endorsement
Alishia Topper Alishia Topper Legislative District 49, Dual Endorsement

COWLITZ
Local

Shawn Nyman Shawn Nyman Cowlitz County Commissioner, Longview

LOCAL 49 RECOMMENDS VOTING “YES” ON THE FOLLOWING:

Initiative 1501: Initiative 1501 increases penalties for consumer identity theft and civil consumer fraud.
wa-m1433 Measure 1433 increases wage to $13.50 by 2020 and adds 1 hour paid sick leave for every hour worked.

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