Don Gavitte

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Don Gavitte
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Former candidate for
Oregon House of Representatives, District 42
PartyDemocratic
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ProfessionHigh School teacher
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Don Gavitte was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 42 of the Oregon House of Representatives.

Biography

Gavitte's professional experience includes working as a history, philosophy and government teacher at Grant High School for the past 13 years.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Gavitte's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

In Salem I plan to advocate for:

  • K-12 parents, students, and teachers
  • Environmental protection and sustainability
  • College affordability
  • Housing affordability
  • Marriage equality now
  • Livable wage legislation

Elections

2014

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oregon House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Rob Nosse defeated John Sweeney, Kathleen O'Brien, Dan Shaw, Don Gavitte and Teddy Keizer in the Democratic primary. Nosse is also running on the Working Families Party ticket. Bruce Alexander Knight is running as a Libertarian candidate. Nosse and Knight will face off in the general election.[3][4]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Gavitte's endorsements includedd the following:[5]

  • Oregon Education Association
  • Portland Association of Teachers
  • NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon
  • Senator Mark Hass– Education Committee Chair
  • Steve Buel – Portland School Board
  • Andrew Davidson – Portland School Board
  • Stephen Piucci – President, Oregon State Bar 2011
  • John Miller – Executive Director, Oregon ON
  • Ken Ruoff – Director, PSU Center for Japanese Studies
  • Linda Walton – Professor Emeriti of History, PSU

Personal

Gavitte and his wife, Mary, have two children.[1]

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