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Ben Cannon

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Ben Cannon
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Oregon House of Representatives, District 46
Former member
In office
2007-September 1, 2011
PartyDemocratic
Education
Master'sOxford University
Personal
ProfessionEducator
CandidateVerification
Ben Cannon (b.1976) is a former Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 46 from 2007 until September 1, 2011.

Cannon announced on August 16, 2011, that he would be resigning in order to become Education Policy Advisor to Governor John Kitzhaber.[1]

Biography

Cannon earned his M.A. in Philosophy, Politics and Economics/Comparative and International Education from Oxford University. His professional experience includes working as a Humanities teacher at Arbor School of Arts and Sciences. [2]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Cannon won re-election to the 46th District seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition but was challenged by Russell Turner in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Oregon State House, District 46
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ben Cannon (D) 18,418
Russell Turner (R) 3,827

2008

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Cannon was elected to Oregon State House District 46.[4][5]He ran unopposed.

Oregon State House District 46 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ben Cannon (D) 21,078
Misc. 479

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Cannon collected $20,216 in donations.[6]

These were the largest contributions in 2008.

Donor Amount
LEMELSON, ERIC D $7,500
ALMAN, KRISTINA $1,000
HUANG, HELENA $937
BRADY, EILEEN $750
BEACH, MARILYN V $500
JUBITZ JR, M ALBIN $500
DENHART, GUN $500
JAYAPAL, SUSHEELA $500

Personal

Cannon and his wife, Liz, have one child, Evelyn.

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Preceded by
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Oregon House of Representatives - District 46
2007–September 1, 2011
Succeeded by
Alissa Keny-Guyer (D)