Ginny Burdick

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Ginny Burdick
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Oregon State Senate District 18
Incumbent
In office
1997-Present
Term ends
January 9, 2017
Years in position 17
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
President Pro Tempore, Oregon State Senate
2011-present
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected1996
Next generalNovember 8, 2016
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Puget Sound, 1969
Master'sUniversity of Oregon, 1973
Personal
BirthdayDecember 3, 1947
Place of birthPortland, OR
Websites
Office website
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Ginny Burdick (b. December 3, 1947) is a Democratic member of the Oregon State Senate, representing District 18. She was first elected to the chamber in 1996. Burdick currently serves as President Pro Tempore.[1]

Biography

Burdick earned a BA in Psychology from the University of Puget Sound in 1969, and a M.A. in Journalism from the University of Oregon in 1973. Her professional experience includes working as a Communications Consultant, and as Senior Counsel in Public Affairs for Gard and Gerber.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Finance and Revenue
Rules
Rural Communities and Economic Development

2011-2012

2009-2010

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2012

Burdick won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon State Senate District 18. Burdick was unopposed in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated Suzanne Gallagher (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Oregon State Senate, District 18, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGinny Burdick Incumbent 69.5% 43,412
     Republican Suzanne Gallagher 30.5% 19,037
Total Votes 62,449

2008

On November 4, 2008, Burdick was re-elected to District 18 in the Oregon State Senate, defeating John Wight (R).[5] Burdick raised $74,170 for her campaign, while Wight raised $2,046.[6]

Oregon State Senate, District 18 (2008)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Ginny Burdick (D) 41,916
John Wight (R) 17,809

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Burdick is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Burdick raised a total of $389,841 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[7]

Ginny Burdick's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State Senate, District 18 Won $91,689
2010 Oregon State Senate, District 18 Not up for election $46,100
2008 Oregon State Senate, District 18 Won $74,170
2006 Oregon State Senate, District 18 Not up for election $19,095
2004 Oregon State Senate, District 18 Won $85,993
2000 Oregon State Senate, District 6 Won $36,785
1996 Oregon State Senate, District 6 Won $36,009
Grand Total Raised $389,841

2012

Burdick won re-election to the Oregon State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Burdick raised a total of $91,689.

2010

Burdick was not up for election to the Oregon State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Burdick raised a total of $46,100.

2008

Burdick won re-election to the Oregon State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Burdick raised a total of $74,170.

2006

Burdick was not up for election to the Oregon State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Burdick raised a total of $19,095.

2004

Burdick won re-election to the Oregon State Senate in 2004. During that election cycle, Burdick raised a total of $85,993.

2000

Burdick won re-election to the Oregon State Senate in 2000. During that election cycle, Burdick raised a total of $36,785.

1996

Burdick won election to the Oregon State Senate in 1996. During that election cycle, Burdick raised a total of $36,009.

Personal

Burdick has two children.

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Preceded by
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Oregon State Senate District 18
1997–present
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