|Former candidate for|
|Oregon House of Representatives, District 34|
|Associate's||Indian Hills Community College|
|Bachelor's||University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh|
|Master's||Portland State University|
Tosky earned his A.A. in Letters and Science from Indian Hills Community College, his bachelor's degree in Communications from the University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh and his master's degree in Communications from Portland State University. His professional experience includes teaching at PCC, PSU, and the College of Menominee Nation, in educational research and curriculum development and trained teachers and administrators on how best to implement curriculum.
Tosky's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
- Excerpt: "We all know that the better our education system is, the better our economy and quality of life will be. Oregon has a good public school system that needs help. In the Legislature, I will do all that I can to ensure that education receives the funding needed to decrease class size, provide teachers and students access to technology, and repair our deteriorating school buildings."
- Excerpt: "Our society cannot succeed if we ignore and diminish the accomplishments of half of our citizens. In the workplace, I am strongly in support of equal pay for equal work and support robust maternity leave and paternity leave programs. Having access to both maternity and paternity leave programs sends the signal to new parents that raising children is a shared responsibility between both parents. People’s personal lives should remain personal, I will work to protect a woman’s right to choose and access to contraception."
- Excerpt: "Businesses based in Oregon create the backbone of our workforce. Oregonians have a strong tradition of supporting local businesses, big and small. Whether it is the small coffee shop near your office or the big high tech company down the street, we understand that local businesses bring jobs and character to our communities. We have to make sure our tax code and regulations support local businesses, so we can retain and attract companies that fill our needs and reflect our values."
Elections for the office of Oregon House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Ken Helm defeated Brian Tosky and Jason Yurgel in the Democratic primary. Helm defeated write-in candidate Brenden King (R) in the general election. King ran as a Libertarian candidate and Helm ran on the Working Families Party ticket.
|Oregon House of Representatives, District 34 Democratic Primary, 2014|
In 2014, Tosky's endorsements included the following:
- NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
- Oregon Business Association
- Oregon State Building & Construction Trades Council
- Beaverton Area Chamber of Commerce
- Portland Business Alliance
- Pacific Northwest Regional Council of Carpenters
- Stand for Children, Beaverton Chapter
- Oregon State Senator Mark Hass
- Oregon State Representative Chris Harker
- Oregon State Representative Tobias Read
Tosky and his wife, Lindsay, have two children.
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- Oregon State Senate elections, 2014
- Oregon State Legislature
- Oregon House of Representatives
- Oregon House of Representatives District 34
- Official campaign website
- Brian Tosky on Facebook
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Oregon Secretary of State - Candidate list
- Official campaign website, "About Brian," accessed April 24, 2014
- Official campaign website, "Why am I running?" accessed April 24, 2014
- Oregon Secretary of State, "Official Results - May 20, 2014 Primary Election," accessed July 8, 2014
- Oregon Secretary of State, "Candidate Filing," accessed March 17, 2014
- Official campaign website, "Endorsements," accessed April 24, 2014