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Joe Gallegos

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Joe Gallegos
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Oregon House of Representatives District 30
In office
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 1
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sPortland State University
Master'sPortland State University
Ph.D.University of Denver, 1978
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force
ProfessionOwner, Western Research Associates/Professor
Office website
Joe Gallegos is a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 30. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Gallegos earned a B.S. in Psychology from Portland State University, a Masters in Social Work from Portland State University, and a PhD in Social Welfare from the University of Denver in 1978. His professional experience includes serving as President of Western Research Associates, and Professor Emeritus at the University of Portland from 1988-2011. Gallegos served in the United States Air Force.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Higher Education and Workforce Development
Human Services and Housing



See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oregon House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Incumbent Joe Gallegos is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Dan Mason is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]


See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Gallegos won election in the 2012 election for Oregon House District 30. He replaced Adriana Canas on the ballot after she withdrew in June.[3] Gallegos defeated incumbent Shawn Lindsay (R) and Kyle Markley (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 30, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Gallegos 49.5% 12,299
     Republican Shawn Lindsay Incumbent 44.7% 11,096
     Libertarian Kyle Markley 5.8% 1,441
Total Votes 24,836

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Gallegos is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Gallegos raised a total of $648,343 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[6]

Joe Gallegos's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 30 Won $648,343
Grand Total Raised $648,343


Gallegos won election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Gallegos raised a total of $648,343.


Gallegos and his wife Sheila have one daughter.[7]

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Preceded by
Shawn Lindsay (R)
Oregon House of Representatives - District 30
Succeeded by