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Kevin Cameron

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Kevin Cameron
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Oregon House of Representatives District 19
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Republican Leader, Oregon House of Representatives
2010-2012
Compensation
Base salary$22,596/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sOregon State University
Personal
Birthday1956
Place of birthPonoma, CA
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kevin Cameron (b. 1956) is a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 19. He was first appointed to the chamber in February 2005 to replace Rep. Dan Doyle, who resigned on January 31, 2005. Cameron served as the House Republican Leader in the 2011 session.

Biography

Cameron attended Dale Carnegie for Public Speaking and Human Relations as well as the University of Colorado for his Executive MBA. Cameron earned his bachelor's degree in Business Marketing from the Oregon State University. His professional experience includes working as the director of operations of Vip's Restaurants and the district manager of Denny's Restaurants. In addition, Cameron is the founder and chief executive officer of Café Today Restaurants.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Judiciary
Land Use, Vice Chair
Transportation and Economic Development

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cameron served on these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cameron served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Cameron won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 19. Cameron was unopposed in the May 15 Republican primary and defeated Claudia Kyle (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 19, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Cameron Incumbent 58.6% 15,388
     Democratic Claudia Kyle 41.4% 10,892
Total Votes 26,280

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cameron won re-election to District 19 in 2010. He had no primary opposition but was challenged by Claudia Kyle in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[5][6]

Oregon State House, District 19
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Cameron (R) 14,532
Claudia Kyle (D) 9,166

2008

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Cameron won re-election to Oregon State House District 19.[7][8]

Oregon State House District 19
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kevin Cameron (R) 15,466
Day (D) 12,299
Misc. 100

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Cameron is available dating back to 2006. Based on available campaign finance records, Cameron raised a total of $924,888 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[9]

Kevin Cameron's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 19 Won $326,682
2010 Oregon State House, District 19 Won $206,996
2008 Oregon State House, District 19 Won $195,303
2006 Oregon State House, District 19 Won $195,907
Grand Total Raised $924,888

2012

Cameron won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Cameron raised a total of $326,682.
Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kevin Cameron's campaign in 2012
Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association$17,899
Oregon Healthcare Association$11,750
Advantage Professional Management$10,000
Mountain View Investment$10,000
Oregon Soft Drink Association$8,000
Total Raised in 2012$326,682
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Cameron won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Cameron raised a total of $206,996.

2008

Cameron won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Cameron raised a total of $195,303.

2006

Cameron won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2006. During that election cycle, Cameron raised a total of $195,907.

Personal

Kevin Cameron was born in 1956 in Ponoma, California and raised in Salem, Oregon. He is currently married to Judith Ann Cameron with two children.[1]

Organizations

  • Board Chairman, Oregon Restaurant Association, 1989-present
  • Softball Manager, Battle Creek Little League
  • Leader, Boy Scouts
  • Member, Boys and Girls Clubs
  • Member, Family Building Blocks
  • Member, Greater Salem Young Life
  • Board Member/Secretary, Morning Star Community Church
  • Member, Oregon Republican Party
  • Board Chairman, Oregon Restaurant Association Member Services
  • Board Chairman, Oregon Restaurant Education Foundation
  • Member, Oregon State Alumni Association
  • Member, Oregon State Athletic Scholarship Foundation
  • Member, Salem Chamber of Commerce
  • Member, Salem Child Development Center
  • Member, Salem Strategic Economic Development Corporation
  • Member, Salem Union Gospel Mission
  • Supporter, Sprague Athletics and Choir
  • Member, West Salem High School Foundation.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

  • Vice Chair, Business and Labor Committee.

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2005–present
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