Alan Olsen

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Alan Olsen
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Oregon State Senate District 20
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$22,596/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sPurdue University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1969-1971
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Office website
Alan Randal Olsen (b. March 24, 1948) is a Republican member of the Oregon State Senate, representing District 20. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.


Olsen earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Purdue University. His professional experience includes working as a general contractor and as a small business owner. Olsen served in the U.S. Army from 1969 to 1971.[1]

Committee assignments


At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Olsen served on the following committees:

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment and Natural Resources, Vice Chair
Veterans and Emergency Preparedness




See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oregon State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Jamie Damon was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Alan Olsen was unopposed in the Republican primary. Damon and Olsen will face off in the general election.[2][3]


See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2010

Olsen defeated incumbent Martha Schrader (D) in the November 2 general election, and a December 14 recount confirmed his victory.[4][5][6]

Oregon State Senate, District 20 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alan Olsen (R) 23,044
Martha Schrader (D) 22,817

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Alan Olsen is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Alan Olsen raised a total of $355,381 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 18, 2013.[7]

Alan Olsen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State Senate, District 20 Not up for election $82,776
2010 Oregon State Senate, District 20 Won $272,605
Grand Total Raised $355,381


Alan Olsen was not up for election to the Oregon State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Alan Olsen raised a total of $82,776.
Oregon State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alan Olsen's campaign in 2012
The Leadership Fund$10,255
Associated General Contractors$4,500
Doctors for Healthy Communities$3,500
Oregon Neighborhood Store Association$3,129
Total Raised in 2012$82,776
Source:Follow the Money


Alan Olsen won election to the Oregon State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Alan Olsen raised a total of $272,605.


Olsen is married to Juanita.[1]

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Preceded by
Martha Schrader (R)
Oregon State Senate District 20
Succeeded by