Kathleen Taylor (Oregon)
|Oregon House of Representatives, District 41|
|January 12, 2015 - present|
|January 8, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 4, 2014|
|Next general||November 8, 2016|
|Bachelor's||University of Wisconsin-Madison|
|Profession||Auditor for the State of Oregon|
Taylor earned her B.A. in Political Science and Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and her M.S. in Public Policy from Rutgers University. Her professional experience includes working as auditor for the State of Oregon, Multnomah County and the City of Portland, and as an account executive at Boly/Welch.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Taylor served on the following committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Human Services and Housing|
Taylor's campaign website highlighted the following issues:
Strengthening Public Schools
- Excerpt: "Strong public schools are the ladder of opportunity. Kathleen will fight to restore a full school year and ensure all students have the chance to succeed. She has two kids in public schools and is a PTA President and longtime education advocate."
A Stronger Economy
- Excerpt: "Kathleen’s experience working with small businesses to find jobs for Oregonians gave her a clear picture of how jobs are created and what skills are needed to succeed. She will push for greater investment in workforce training and infrastructure to make Oregon more competitive."
Accountable and Efficient Government
- Excerpt: "As an auditor, Kathleen has shown government how to provide better services with limited resources using proven strategies. She’ll make government more transparent and accountable."
A Healthy Environment
- Excerpt: "Oregon’s natural beauty and our unique quality of life are among our greatest assets. Kathleen will ensure they're protected for future generations."
Fairness for all Oregonians
- Excerpt: "Equal rights and protection of the vulnerable are core values. She will make sure government serves ALL Oregonians, not just those with deep pockets."
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. Kathleen Taylor defeated Deborah Barnes, Ted Roe and Kaliko Castille in the Democratic primary. Timothy McMenamin was unopposed in the Republican primary. McMenamin ran on the Libertarian ticket and Taylor ran on the Working Families Party ticket. Taylor defeated McMenamin in the general election.
|Oregon House of Representatives District 41, General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Timothy E. McMenamin||29.1%||7,774|
|Oregon House of Representatives, District 41 Democratic Primary, 2014|
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In 2014, Taylor's endorsements included the following:
- NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon PAC
- Oregon League of Conservation Voters
- Oregon State Building & Construction Trades Council
- Oregon Business Association
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local 48
- Ironworkers Local 29
- Joint Council of Teamsters No. 37
- Governor John Kitzhaber
- Former Governor Barbara Roberts
- State Representative Carolyn Tomei
Taylor and her husband have two children.
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- Profile from the Oregon House of Representatives
- Profile from Open States
- Official campaign website
- Kathleen Taylor on Facebook
- Kathleen Taylor on LinkedIn
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Official campaign website, "Meet Kathleen," accessed April 24, 2014
- Oregon Secretary of State, "Official Results - May 20, 2014 Primary Election," accessed July 8, 2014
- Oregon Secretary of State, "Candidate Filing," accessed March 17, 2014
- Official campaign website, "Endorsements," accessed April 24, 2014
Carolyn Tomei (D)
|Oregon House of Representatives - District 41
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