Hardy Myers

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Hardy Myers
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Attorney General of Oregon
Former officeholder
In office
1997 – 2009
PartyDemocratic
PredecessorTed Kulongoski (D)
Hardy Myers (born October 25, 1939 in Electric Mills, Mississippi) is a former Attorney General of Oregon. Myers served in this position from 1997 – 2009.
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Prior to taking office in 1997, he had served from 1979 to 1983 in the Oregon House of Representatives, the last four of those years as Speaker.

Biography

Education

  • LL.B., University of Oregon, 1964
  • Bachelor's degree, University of Mississippi, 1961

Elections

2004

On November 2, 2004, Hardy Myers won re-election to the office of Oregon Attorney General. He defeated Paul Connolly (R), Donald G. Smith, Jr. (L) and Richard D. Hake (C) in the general election.

Oregon Attorney General, 2004
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHardy Myers Incumbent 54.8% 935,621
     Republican Paul Connolly 40.4% 690,056
     Libertarian Donald G. Smith, Jr. 3.8% 64,581
     Constitution Richard D. Hake 0.9% 15,740
     Misc. Various 0.1% 2,000
Total Votes 1,707,998
Election Results Via: Oregon Secretary of State

2000

On November 7, 2000, Hardy Myers won re-election to the office of Oregon Attorney General. He defeated Kevin L. Mannix (R) and Thomas B. Cox (L) in the general election.

Oregon Attorney General, 2000
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHardy Myers Incumbent 49.8% 715,602
     Republican Kevin L. Mannix 46.1% 662,880
     Libertarian Thomas B. Cox 3.9% 56,611
     Misc. Various 0.1% 1,388
Total Votes 1,436,481
Election Results Via: Oregon Secretary of State

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ted Kulongoski (D)
Attorney General of Oregon
1997 – 2009
Succeeded by
John Kroger (D)