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Chris Garrett

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Chris Garrett
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Oregon House of Representatives District 38
Former Member
In office
2009-December 31, 2013
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker Pro Tempore, Oregon House of Representatives
2013 - December 31, 2013
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sReed College
J.D.University of Chicago Law School
Personal
Birthday12/26/1973
Place of birthMarshall Park, OR
ProfessionAttorney
CandidateVerification
Chris Garrett (b. December 26, 1973) is a former Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 38 from 2008 to December 31, 2013. Garrett resigned when he was appointed to the Oregon Court of Appeals.[1]

In the 2013 session, Garrett served as State House Speaker Pro Tempore. Garrett previously served as an assistant leader on politics for the Democratic Caucus.[2]

Biography

Garrett earned a B.S. in Political Science from Reed College and a J.D. from the University of Chicago Law School. His professional experience includes working as a law clerk at the United States Court of Appeals, Second Circuit and Senior Policy Advisor for Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney.[3]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary, Vice Chair
Legislative Administration
Rules, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Garrett served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Garrett served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Garrett won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 38. Garrett was unopposed in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated Tom Maginnis (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5][6]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngChris Garrett Incumbent 68.6% 24,017
     Republican Tom Maginnis 31.4% 10,984
Total Votes 35,001

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Garrett won re-election to District 38 in 2010. He had no primary opposition but was challenged by Rob Gardier in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[7]

Oregon State House, District 38
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Garrett (D) 16,815
Rob Gardier (R) 10,957

2008

On November 4, 2008, Garrett was elected to Oregon State House District 38.[8][9]

Oregon State House District 38
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chris Garrett (D) 19,325
Griffith (R) 11,878
Misc. 43

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Garrett is available dating back to 1994. Based on available campaign finance records, Garrett raised a total of $505,496 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[10]

Chris Garrett's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 38 Won $149,416
2010 Oregon State House, District 38 Won $123,255
2008 Oregon State House, District 38 Won $228,084
1994 Oregon State House, District 30 Defeated $4,741
Grand Total Raised $505,496

2012

Garrett won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Garrett raised a total of $149,416.
Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chris Garrett's campaign in 2012
Coalition for a Healthy Oregon$5,000
AT&T$5,000
General Mills Restaurants$5,000
Oregon Medical Association$4,500
Nike$4,279
Total Raised in 2012$149,416
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Garrett won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Garrett raised a total of $123,255.

2008

Garrett won election to the Oregon State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Garrett raised a total of $228,084.

1994

Garrett lost the election for the Oregon State House in 1994. During that election cycle, Garrett raised a total of $4,741.

Personal

Garrett is married to his wife, Lauren.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oregon House of Representatives - District 38
2009–December 31, 2013
Succeeded by
Ann Lininger (D)