Dennis Richardson

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Dennis Richardson
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Oregon House of Representatives District 4
Incumbent
In office
2001-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 13
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2000
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sBrigham Young University, 1976
J.D.Brigham Young University, 1979
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1969-1971
Personal
BirthdayJuly 30, 1949
Place of birthLos Angeles, CA
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionChristian-Non-demoninational
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dennis Richardson is a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 4.

Education

Dennis Richardson attended Harbor College, earned his Bachelors degree from Brigham Young University in 1976, and earned his Juris Doctoer from J. Reuben Clark Law School, Brigham Young Univiersity in 1979.

Professional Experience

Dennis Richardson served within the United States Army from 1969 to 1971. Since 1980, he has owned the Dennis Richardson and Associates, Professional Corporation, Law Firm and presently continues to work as an attorney.

Political Experience

Dennis Richardson began his political experience on the city council of Central Point, Oregon. From 1996 to 2000, Richardson served as Chairman for the Oregon Republican Party's Second Congressional District. From 1999 to 2003, he served as Treasurer for the Oregon State Republican Party. Since 2002, Dennis Richardson has been serving as a representative within the Oregon House of Representatives.

Organizations

  • Delegate, Citizens for America, 1984.

Caucuses/Non-Legislative Committees

  • Chair, Budget Committee, School District 6.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Consumer Protection and Government Efficiency
Ways and Means, Co-Vice Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Richardson served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Richardson won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 4. Richardson was unopposed in the May 15 Republican primary and defeated Rick Hake (C) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Richardson Incumbent 87.5% 21,284
     Constitution Rick Hake 12.5% 3,047
Total Votes 24,331

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Richardson won re-election to the 4th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition, and defeated Richard Levine (D) in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[3]

Oregon State House, District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Richardson (R) 17,495
Richard Levine (D) 7,279

2008

On November 4, 2008, Richardson won re-election to Oregon State House District 1.[4]

Richardson raised $65,789 for his campaign.[5]

Oregon State House District 4
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dennis Richardson (R) 19,641
Wangle (I) 8,053
Misc. 116

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

Richardson collected $49,080 in campaign donations in 2010. The largest donors to the campaign are listed below.[6]

Oregon House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dennis Richardson's campaign in 2010
Oregon Health Care Association$3,500
Coalition For A Healthy Oregon$3,000
Oregon Soft Drink Association$2,990
Credit Union Association Of Oregon$1,990
Associated Oregon Loggers$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $49,080

2008

In 2008 Richardson collected $65,789 in donations.[7]

These were his largest contributors in 2008.

Donor Amount
COALITION FOR A HEALTHY OREGON $5,000
DOUGLAS COUNTY PHYSICIANS $4,500
DOCTORS FOR HEALTHY COMMUNITIES $3,500
OREGON BEER & WINE DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION $3,000

Personal

Dennis Richardson was born August 30, 1949 in Los Angeles, California and raised in Central Point, Oregon. He is currently married to Cathy Richardson with nine children and is known to be Christian-Non-denominational.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Oregon House of Representatives - District 4
2001–present
Succeeded by
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