|Oregon State Senate, District 15|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Profession||Criminal Justice Educator|
Riley was a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives. He represented District 29 from 2005 to 2011. Riley announced his bid for Oregon State Senate District 15 in 2010. His wife, Katie Riley, ran for his vacated seat in 2010. She was defeated by Katie Brewer (R).
Riley has been a System Analyst/Project manager for Santa Barbara county, Blackwell North American, Blue Cross of Oregon, Southern Illinois University and First Interstate Bank-Oregon. In addition, he was a programmer for Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Riley was also owner/consultant of Chuck Riley Computer Consulting. Riley attended Southern Illinois University and the University of Illinois.
Riley and his wife, Katie, and have four children.
Prior to leaving the Oregon House of Representatives, Riley served on the following committees:
- Consumer Protection Committee, Oregon House of Representatives, Vice Chair
- Revenue Committee, Oregon House of Representatives
- Veterans and Emergency Services Committee, Oregon House of Representatives
- See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2014
Elections for the office of Oregon State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Chuck Riley was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Bruce Starr was unopposed in the Republican primary. Riley and Starr will face off in the general election.
Riley did not run for re-election to the 29th District seat in 2010. Instead, he is running for state senate to District 15. Riley defeated Travis Comfort in the June 8 Democratic primary. Riley was defeated by incumbent Bruce Starr (R) in the general election on November 2.
|Oregon State House District 29|
|Chuck Riley (D)||11,191|
In 2008 Riley collected $95,417 in donations.
These were the largest contributions in 2008.
|OREGON HOUSE DEMOCRATS||$7,654|
|OREGON PUBLIC EMPLOYEES LOCAL 503||$5,089|
|COALITION FOR A HEALTHY OREGON||$4,000|
|OREGON EDUCATION ASSOCIATION||$3,839|
|OREGON TRIAL LAWYERS ASSOCIATION||$3,000|
|OREGON BUS PROJECT||$2,828|
- Oregon House of Representative - Rep. Chuck Riley
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002
- Representative Riley's facebook
- OregonLive.com,, "Katie Riley announces run for state house," August 25, 2009
- Project Vote Smart - Rep. Riley
- Oregon Secretary of State, "Official Results - May 20, 2014 Primary Election," accessed July 8, 2014
- Oregon Secretary of State, "Candidate Filing," accessed March 15, 2014
- Oregon Secretary of State, "2008 Oregon State House Primary Election Results," accessed May 24, 2014
- Oregon Secretary of State, "2008 House General Election Results," accessed May 15, 2014
- 2008 campaign contributions
|Oregon House of Representatives - District 29
| Succeeded by|
Katie Brewer (R)