Alan Bates

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Alan Bates
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Oregon State Senate District 3
Incumbent
In office
2005-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 9
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2004
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Oregon State House of Representatives
2001-2005
Education
Bachelor'sCentral Washington State University, 1969
OtherDO, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, 1973
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1965-1967
Personal
BirthdayMarch 17, 1945
Place of birthSeattle, WA
ProfessionPhysician
ReligionProtestant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Alan Bates (b. March 17, 1945) has been a Democratic member of the Oregon State Senate. Bates used to be Chairman of the Health Services Commission. He was also a member of Eagle Point School Board. He served in the Oregon State House of Representatives from 2000 to 2004. He joined the Oregon State Senate in 2005 and has served in that position since. He represents the 3rd district and currently serves as Majority Whip.

Bates served in the United State Army from 1965 to 1967. He has also worked as Chief of Medicine for Providence Medical Center RVMC and for Parke Davis and Company.

Bates attended Wayne State University. He went on to receive his BA from Central Washington State University in 1969. He then earned his DO from the College of Osteopathic Medicine in Kansas City in 1973.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Environment and Natural Resources
Ways and Means

2011-2012

2009-2010

Elections

2010

See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2010

Bates won re-election to Oregon State Senate against challenger Dave Dotterrer (R).[1] Although Dotterrer requested and received a recount, Bates retained his lead.[2] Bates was not opposed in the Democratic primary election on May 18, 2010.[3] The general election took place on November 2, 2010.

Oregon State Senate, District 3 (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alan Bates (D) 24,557
Dave Dotterrer (R) 24,275

2006

On November 7, 2006, Bates was re-elected to the 3rd District Seat in the Oregon State Senate, besting Lynn Aiello (R). [4] Bates raised $147,401 for his campaign, while Aiello raised $13,496. [5]

Oregon State Senate, District 3 (2008)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Alan Bates (D) 30,552
Lynn Aiello (R) 17,321

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Bates received $426,360 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.[6]

Oregon State Senate 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Alan Bates's campaign in 2010
Senate Democratic Leadership Fund$63,928
Oregon Health Care Association$53,861
Doctors For Healthy Communities$53,495
Oregon Public Employees Local 503$26,494
Coalition For A Healthy Oregon$23,490
Total Raised in 2010 $426,360

2006

In 2006, Bates collected $147,401 in donations.[7]

These were the largest contributors.

Donor Amount
COALITION FOR A HEALTHY OREGON $7,500
DOCTORS FOR HEALTHY COMMUNITIES $7,000
OREGON BEER & WINE DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION $6,000
OREGON MEDICAL ASSOCIATION $6,000

Personal

Bates and his wife Sharon have five children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oregon State Senate District 3
2005–present
Succeeded by
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