Benjamin 'Ben' Unger
|Oregon House of Representatives District 29|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position ||1|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Bachelor's||University of Oregon|
|Place of birth||Cornelius, Oregon|
(March 4, 1976) is a Democratic
member of the Oregon House of Representatives
, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
Unger earned a BA in English from the University of Oregon. His professional experience includes being the Principal/Founder of Tallfir LLC, the Campus Program Director for Oregon Student Public Interest Research Group from 1999-2003, and Special Assistant to the Attorney General for the Oregon Department of Justice.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Unger served on the following committees:
- See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012
Unger won election in the 2012 election for Oregon House District 29. Unger defeated Katie Riley in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated incumbent Katie Eyre (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Oregon House of Representatives, District 29, General Election, 2012
|| Katie Eyre Incumbent
|Oregon House of Representatives, District 29 Democratic Primary, 2012
| Katie Riley
Comprehensive donor information for Unger is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Unger raised a total of $674,723 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.
Unger won election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Unger raised a total of $674,723
|Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Ben Unger's campaign in 2012|
|Building Trades PAC||$107,433|
|Oregon Democratic Party||$78,312|
|Service Employees Local 530||$48,546|
|Oregon Education Association||$41,522|
|Oregon Trial Lawyers Association||$28,500|
|Total Raised in 2012||$674,723|
|Source:Follow the Money
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