Julie Parrish

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Julie Parrish
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Oregon House of Representatives District 37
Incumbent
In office
2011-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Deputy Minority Leader, Oregon House of Representatives
2013-2014
Compensation
Base salary$22,596/year
Per diem$129/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Julie Parrish is a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 37. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010. In the 2013 session, she served as Deputy Minority Leader.

Biography

Parrish's professional experience includes being a small business owner.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Education
Transportation and Economic Development
Veterans and Emergency Preparedness, Vice Chair

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

Parrish's campaign website highlighted the following issues:

  • Education First.: "Our children should be given the very best opportunities possible. We need to make funding education our first priority and protect against more budget cuts that hurt our schools. We need to demand better access to quality services and programs for K-12, improving our schools and communities together."
  • Stabilize Spending: "Oregon needs to learn to live within its means. We shouldn’t have to spend every day concerned with whether the government is going to increase another tax on our businesses or homes, or make another cut to essential services. Its time the Legislature put together a budget and stick to it, just like the rest of us do."
  • Better Solutions: "We are faced with a great challenge of creating an environment for personal success in our state. We need to work together to rebuild Oregon’s economy with creative solutions that support growth. Our businesses deserve it, our kids deserve it and the future of our state deserves it."

Elections

2014

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oregon House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 11, 2014. Gerritt Rosenthal was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Julie Parrish was unopposed in the Republican primary. Parrish defeated Rosenthal in the general election.[2][3]

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Oregon, 2014

Parrish announced on September 12, 2013, that she decided against a congressional bid, and instead sought re-election in 2014.[4]

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Parrish won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 37. Parrish was unopposed in the May 15 Republican primary and defeated Carl Hosticka (D) and Meredith Love Taggart (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 37, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJulie Parrish Incumbent 51.7% 10,633
     Democratic Carl Hosticka 46.3% 9,524
     Libertarian Meredith Love Taggart 2% 404
Total Votes 20,561

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Chael Sonnen's withdrew from the District race in June and the local Republican precinct committee selected Parrish over Aaron Crowley on July 7. She defeated Democrat Will Rasmussen in the November 2 general election.[8][9]

Oregon State House, District 37
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Julie Parrish (R) 13,498
Will Rasmussen (D) 12,982

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Parrish is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Parrish raised a total of $765,182 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[10]

Julie Parrish's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 37 Won $401,418
2010 Oregon State House, District 37 Won $363,764
Grand Total Raised $765,182

2012

Parrish won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Parrish raised a total of $401,418.
Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Julie Parrish's campaign in 2012
Promote Oregon Leadership$73,054
Oregon Victory PAC$20,000
Oregon Restaurant & Lodging Association$13,353
Friends of Bruce Hanna$11,200
Oregon Beer & Wine Distributors Association$11,000
Total Raised in 2012$401,418
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Parrish won election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Parrish raised a total of $363,764.

Scorecards

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2013-2014

In 2013, the 77th Oregon State Legislature, first session, was in session from February 4 to July 9. In 2014, the 77th Oregon State Legislature, second session, was in session from February 3 to March 10.

  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills that impacted the businesses of family farmers and ranchers.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for issues that are important to AFT-Oregon. Priorities of the organization are based on the issues most important to its members working lives.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills relating to the business community.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills relating to civil liberties.
  • Legislators are scored based on their record in advocating for and advancing Oregon's public schools.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills relating to Oregon's public schools.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills relating to conservation.
  • Senators were scored on 14 key bills, while Representatives were graded on 17 bills.

2011-2012

In 2011, the 76th Oregon State Legislature, first session, was in session from February 1 to June 30. In 2012, the 76th Oregon State Legislature, second session, was in session from February 1 to March 6.

  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills pertaining to animals.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills relating to civil liberties.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills relating to Oregon's public schools.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for bills relating to conservation.
  • Legislators are scored based on their voting record for issues that are important to to specific locals or to Council 75 as a whole.

Endorsements

  • Oregon’s AG-PAC
  • Oregon Forest Industries Council
  • Oregonians for Food and Shelter
  • Oregon Family Farmers Association
  • Oregon Small Business Association
  • Associated Oregon Industries
  • Oregon State Sheriffs’ Association
  • National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) / Oregon
  • Oregon Farm Bureau Federation
  • Oregon Small Business Association
  • Oregon Family Farmers Association
  • Oregon Anti-Crime Alliance
  • Oregon Nurseries PAC
  • Oregon Small Business Coalition

Personal

Parrish and her husband, Mark, have three children.[1]

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Political offices
Preceded by
L. Scott Bruun (R)
Oregon House of Representatives District 37
2011–present
Succeeded by
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