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Duane Stark
Oregon House of Representatives, District 4
In office
January 12, 2015 - present
Term ends
January 8, 2017
Years in position 0
Base salary$22,596/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 4, 2014
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Office website
Campaign website
Duane A. Stark is a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 4. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Stark served on the following committees:

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2015
Consumer Protection and Government Effectiveness
Human Services and Housing, Vice-Chair


Campaign themes


Stark's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[1]

Stronger Local Economy

  • Excerpt: "Removing barriers to job creation"

Safer Communities

  • Excerpt: "Striving to create safe and family friendly communities"

Community Partnerships

  • Excerpt: "Mobilizing businesses, non-profits and local government together"



See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Darlene V. Taylor was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Duane Stark was unopposed in the Republican primary. Taylor also ran on the Working Families Party ticket. Stark defeated Taylor in the general election.[2][3]

Oregon House of Representatives District 4, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDuane A. Stark 68.5% 15,571
     Democratic Darlene V. Taylor 31.1% 7,063
     None Miscellaneous 0.4% 87
Total Votes 22,721


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In 2014, Stark's endorsements included the following:[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Dennis Richardson (R)
Oregon House of Representatives - District 4
Succeeded by