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Bill Morrisette

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Bill Morrisette
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Oregon State Senate, District 6
Former member
In office
2003-2011
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Oregon House of Representatives
1998 - 2002
Education
Bachelor'sCarroll College, 1953
Master'sUniversity of Oregon, 1966
Personal
ProfessionRetired Teacher
CandidateVerification
Bill Morrisette (b. October 18, 1931) is a former Democratic member of the Oregon State Senate, representing District 6 from 2002 to 2011.

Morrisette is a former member of the Lane County Council of Government. He served on the Springfield City Council from 1987 to 1989. He then became the Mayor of Springfield and served in that position until 1999. Morrisette served in the Oregon House of Representatives from 1998 to 2002.

Biography

Morrisette earned his B.A. in Economics/Political Science from Carroll College in 1953 and his M.A. in Education from the University of Oregon in 1966. His professional experience includes serving as a Social Studies Teacher for Springfield High School from 1963 to 1990.

Committee assignments

Prior to leaving the Oregon State Senate, Morrisette served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2010

Morrisette did not seek re-election in 2010.

2006

See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 2006, Morrisette was re-elected to the 6th District Seat in the Oregon State Senate, besting Rinee Lindsey (R).[1][2] Morrisette raised $31,075 for his campaign, while Lindsey raised $2,706.[3]

Oregon State Senate, District 6 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bill Morrisette (D) 30,161
Rinee Lindsey (R) 14,753

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006, Basnight collected $31,075 in donations.[4]

These were the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
CONFEDERATED TRIBES OF THE GRAND RONDE $2,500
OREGON MEDICAL ASSOCIATION $2,000
OREGON CREDIT UNION LEAGUE $1,500
DOCTORS FOR HEALTHY COMMUNITIES $1,500
OREGON EDUCATION ASSOCIATION $1,500
COALITION FOR A HEALTHY OREGON $1,500

Personal

Morrisette and his wife, Janice, have eight children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oregon State Senate District 6
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Lee Beyer (D)