|Oregon State Senate District 29|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 8, 2017|
|Bachelor's||University of Oregon|
Hansell currently serves as a Umatilla County Commissioner. He earned a BA in political science from the University of Oregon and earned a post-grad certificate from the JFK School of Government at Harvard University. Hansell previously worked as a farmer and campus minister. He has also served as President of the National Association of Counties and President of the Association of Oregon Counties.
On his 2012 campaign site, Hansell outlines his campaign themes:
- "I believe my rural background, understanding the issues, and 29 years of public service, at not only the local but also on state and federal levels, will enable me to effectively serve the citizens of District 29 in Salem. I am looking forward to that opportunity."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hansell served on the following committees:
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013|
|• Environment and Natural Resources|
|• Ways and Means|
- See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2012
Hansell won election in the 2012 election for Oregon Senate District 29. Hansell defeated Maryl Graybeal Featherstone in the May 15 Republican primary and defeated Antone Minthorn (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. Incumbent Republican David Nelson did not seek re-election.
|Oregon State Senate, District 29, General Election, 2012|
|Oregon State Senate, District 29 Republican Primary, 2012|
|Maryl Graybeal Featherstone||38.7%||5,284|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "Bill + Hansell + Oregon + Senate'"
- All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.
- Teen tanning ban passes Oregon Senate, heading to John Kitzhaber - OregonLive.com
- Legislature makes late push for jobs: Agenda 2013 - OregonLive.com
- Horse tripping bill draws more testimony - Capital Press
- Hearing set for cougar-hunting bill - Statesman Journal
- Underage tanning bill clears final hurdle - Statesman Journal
- Proclamation can't replace state funding for weed control - Capital Press
- Accident could keep key Oregon lawmaker out of Salem this week - OregonLive.com
- COMMENTARY: Oregon needs single-payer health care - Wallowa County Cheiftain
- Oregon should outlaw the practice of horse tripping: Guest opinion - OregonLive.com
- Senate Votes to Set Tanning Ban Age Limit at 17 - The Lund Report
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- Bill Hansell, Campaign website
- Bill Hansell, Campaign Facebook page
- Bill Hansell, Campaign Twitter feed
- Oregon Secretary of State, 2012 Candidate Information, "William S Hansell"
- The Oregonian, Your Voter Guide 2012, "Bill Hansell"
- Project Vote Smart Biography, "Bill Hansell"
David Nelson (R)
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