Dennis Richardson

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Dennis Richardson
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Current candidacy
Running for Governor of Oregon
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Oregon House of Representatives District 4
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University, 1976
J.D.Brigham Young University, 1979
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1969-1971
Personal
BirthdayJuly 30, 1949
Place of birthLos Angeles, CA
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionChristian-Non-demoninational
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dennis Richardson (b. July 30, 1949) is a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2002.

Richardson served on the city council of Central Point, Oregon. From 1996 to 2000, Richardson served as Chairman for the Oregon Republican Party's Second Congressional District. From 1999 to 2003, he served as Treasurer for the Oregon State Republican Party.

Richardson is running for Governor of Oregon in 2014.[1]

Biography

Richardson earned his Bachelors degree from Brigham Young University in 1976, and earned his Juris Doctoer from J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young Univiersity in 1979. His professional experience includes working as an attorney, and owning Dennis Richardson and Associates, Professional Corporation, Law Firm. Richardson served in the United States Army from 1969 to 1971. [2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Protection and Government Efficiency
Ways and Means, Co-Vice Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Oregon gubernatorial election, 2014

Richardson is running for election as Governor of Oregon. Richardson is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[1]

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Richardson won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 4. Richardson was unopposed in the May 15 Republican primary and defeated Rick Hake (C) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Richardson Incumbent 87.5% 21,284
     Constitution Rick Hake 12.5% 3,047
Total Votes 24,331

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Richardson won re-election to District 4 in 2010. He had no primary opposition, and defeated Richard Levine (D) in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Oregon State House, District 4
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Richardson (R) 17,495
Richard Levine (D) 7,279

2008

On November 4, 2008, Richardson won re-election to Oregon State House District 1.[6]

Richardson raised $65,789 for his campaign.[7]

Oregon State House District 4
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Richardson (R) 19,641
Wangle (I) 8,053
Misc. 116

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Richardson is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Richardson raised a total of $577,835 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[8]

Dennis Richardson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 4 Won $105,674
2010 Oregon State House, District 4 Won $49,080
2008 Oregon State House, District 4 Won $65,789
2006 Oregon State House, District 4 Won $83,080
2004 Oregon State House, District 4 Won $72,649
2002 Oregon State House, District 4 Won $201,563
Grand Total Raised $577,835

2012

Richardson won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Richardson raised a total of $105,674.

2010

Richardson won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Richardson raised a total of $49,080.

2008

Richardson won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Richardson raised a total of $65,789.

2006

Richardson won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2006. During that election cycle, Richardson raised a total of $83,080.

2004

Richardson won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2004. During that election cycle, Richardson raised a total of $72,649.

2002

Richardson won election to the Oregon State House in 2002. During that election cycle, Richardson raised a total of $201,563.

Personal

Dennis Richardson was born August 30, 1949 in Los Angeles, California and raised in Central Point, Oregon. He is currently married to Cathy Richardson with nine children.

Organizations

  • Delegate, Citizens for America, 1984.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

  • Chair, Budget Committee, School District 6.

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