|Oregon State Senate District 3|
|January 12, 2015|
|Years in position||9|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Oregon State House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||Central Washington State University, 1969|
|Other||DO, College of Osteopathic Medicine, Kansas City, 1973|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1965-1967|
|Birthday||March 17, 1945|
|Place of birth||Seattle, WA|
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.
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|
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Health Care, Human Services and Rural Health Policy|
|Oregon Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Emergency Board|
|• Ways and Means|
- See also: Oregon State Senate elections, 2010
Bates won re-election to Oregon State Senate against challenger Dave Dotterrer (R). Although Dotterrer requested and received a recount, Bates retained his lead. Bates was not opposed in the Democratic primary election on May 18, 2010. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.
|Oregon State Senate, District 3 (2010)|
|Alan Bates (D)||24,557|
|Dave Dotterrer (R)||24,275|
|Oregon State Senate, District 3 (2008)|
|Alan Bates (D)||30,552|
|Lynn Aiello (R)||17,321|
In 2010, Bates received $426,360 in campaign donations. The top contributors are listed below.
|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|
In 2006, Bates collected $147,401 in donations.
These were the largest contributors.
|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|
Bates and his wife Sharon have five children.
- Alan Bates' personal website
- Profile from the Oregon Senate website
- Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004, 2002, 2000
|Oregon State Senate District 3
| Succeeded by|