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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2012===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
{{State leg donor}}
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|Name = Whisnant
===2010===
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|Full name = Gene Whisnant
Whisnant collected $108,812 in campaign donations in 2010.  The largest donors to the campaign are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=OR&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 donors]</ref>
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|year = 2004
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|Editdate = June 14, 2013
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|link = <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=6714 ''followthemoney.org,'' "Whisnant, Gene" Accessed June 14, 2013]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|totalraised2012 = 93662
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|result2012 = Won
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|office2012 = [[Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012|Oregon State House, District 53]]
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|totalraised2010 = 108812
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|result2010 = Won
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|office2010 = [[Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010|Oregon State House, District 53]]
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|totalraised2008 = 156863
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|result2008 = Won
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|office2008 = [[Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2008|Oregon State House, District 53]]
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|totalraised2006 = 103696
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|result2006 = Won
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|office2006 = [[Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2006|Oregon State House, District 53]]
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|totalraised2004 = 65416
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|result2004 = Won
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|office2004 = [[Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2004|Oregon State House, District 53]]
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}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Whisnant
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|full name = Gene Whisnant
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=137238
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|office= Oregon State House
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|new = no
  
{{slp donor box 2010
 
|Chamber = Oregon House of Representatives
 
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $108,812
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|total raised = 93662
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|org1 = AT&T
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|org2 = Credit Union Association of Oregon
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|org3 = Oregon Reagan PAC
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|org4 = Associated Oregon Loggers
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|org5 = Oregon Optometric Public Affairs Council
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|orgamount1 = 3,500
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|orgamount2 = 3,000
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|orgamount3 = 2,500
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|orgamount4 = 2,500
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|orgamount5 = 2,000
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|}}
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Whisnant
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|full name = Gene Whisnant
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=120792
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|office= Oregon State House
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 108812
 
|org1 = Oregon Beer & Wine Distributors Association
 
|org1 = Oregon Beer & Wine Distributors Association
 
|org2 = Oregon Soft Drink Association
 
|org2 = Oregon Soft Drink Association
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|org4 = Oregon Bankers Association
 
|org4 = Oregon Bankers Association
 
|org5 = Sunriver Resort
 
|org5 = Sunriver Resort
|orgdonor1 = $5,000
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|orgdonor2 = $3,000
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|orgamount1 = 5,000
|orgdonor3 = $3,000
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|orgamount2 = 3,000
|orgdonor4 = $2,500
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|orgamount3 = 3,000
|orgdonor5 = $2,050
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|orgamount4 = 2,500
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|orgamount5 = 2,050
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Whisnant
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|full name = Gene Whisnant
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=100535
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|office= Oregon State House
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|new = no
  
In 2008 Whisnant collected $156,863 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=100535 2008 campaign contributions]</ref>
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 156863
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|org1 = Oregon Restaurant Association
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|org2 = Oregon Health Care Association
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|org3 = Oregon Neighborhood Store Association
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|org4 = Oregon Beer & Wine Distributors Association
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|org5 = Oregon Association of Realtors
  
These were the largest contributions in 2008.
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|orgamount1 = 7,500
{{legislative donor box}}
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|orgamount2 = 7,500
|-
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|orgamount3 = 4,000
| OREGON HEALTH CARE ASSOCIATION
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|orgamount4 = 3,721
| align="right" | $7,500
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|orgamount5 = 3,500
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|}}
| OREGON RESTAURANT ASSOCIATION
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| align="right" | $7,500
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{{SLP donor box 2006
|-
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|name = Whisnant
| OREGON NEIGHBORHOOD STORE ASSOCIATION
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|full name = Gene Whisnant
| align="right" | $4,000
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80693
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|office= Oregon State House
| OREGON BEER & WINE DISTRIBUTORS ASSOCIATION
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|new = no
| align="right" | $3,721
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|-
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|party = Republican
| OREGON BANKERS ASSOCIATION
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|total raised = 103696
| align="right" | $3,500
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|org1 = Aspen Lakes Golf Course
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|org2 = Northwest Grocery Association
| OREGON ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS
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|org3 = Oregon Bankers Association
| align="right" | $3,500
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|org4 = Oregon Restaurant Association
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|org5 = Oregon House Republicans
| PHILIP MORRIS
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| align="right" | $3,500
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|orgamount1 = 4,380
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|orgamount2 = 3,500
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|orgamount3 = 3,000
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|orgamount4 = 2,300
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|orgamount5 = 2,282
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|}}
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Whisnant
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|full name = Gene Whisnant
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63783
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|office= Oregon State House
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 65416
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|org1 = Northwest Grocery Association
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|org2 = Oregon Beer & Wine Distributors Association
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|org3 = Whisnant, Gene
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|org4 = Baney Corp.
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|org5 = Oregon Health Care Association
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|orgamount1 = 3,276
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|orgamount2 = 3,000
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|orgamount3 = 3,000
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|orgamount4 = 2,500
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|orgamount5 = 2,000
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|}}
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=46541 Project Vote Smart biographical legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=46541 Project Vote Smart biographical legislative profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=46541 Project Vote Smart profile]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=46541 Project Vote Smart profile]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=100535 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80693 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63783 2004]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=137238 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=120792 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=100535 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=80693 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=63783 2004]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gene-whisnant/14/b97/4b5 Representative Whisnant's LinkedIn]
 
*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/gene-whisnant/14/b97/4b5 Representative Whisnant's LinkedIn]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/State-Representative-Gene-Whisnant/187821761686 Representative Whisnant's facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/State-Representative-Gene-Whisnant/187821761686 Representative Whisnant's facebook]

Revision as of 08:40, 14 June 2013

Gene Whisnant
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Oregon House of Representatives District 53
Incumbent
In office
2003-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 11
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2002
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1966
Master'sUniversity of Arkansas, 1976
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1966-1993
Personal
BirthdayDecember 8, 1943
Place of birthCaroleen, NC
ReligionEpiscopalian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Gene Whisnant (b. December 8, 1943) is a Republican member of the Oregon House of Representatives. He has represented District 53 since 2003. Whisnant has held several positions in the Republican party, including Precinct 16 Precinct Person, Deschutes County Precinct Person, Chair of the Deschutes County Republican Party, alternate delegate and treasurer. He is also a member of the Sunriver Board of Directors.

Whinsant holds a MA in International Affairs from the University of Arkansas, with a BA in Journalism from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He also attended the Air Command and Staff College and the National Defense College.

Whisnant was a Colonel in the United States Air Force and in that position was Deputy Director of the Armed Forces Information Service. He also was Diplomat/Defense and Air Attache at the United States Embassy in Belgrade, Yugoslavia. Whisnant was a trainee in the Defense Intelligence Agency, and Program Manager, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, International Programs. This experience includes being a Staff Officer, Office of Deputy Secretary of Defense and Liaison, Office of Vice Chief of Staff in the Air Force.

Whisnant and his wife, Josie, have one child, Todd.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Agriculture and Natural Resources
Energy and Environment
Human Services and Housing

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Whisnant won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 53. Whisnant was unopposed in the May 15 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Whisnant won re-election to the 53rd District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition but was challenged by John Huddle in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[4]

Oregon State House, District 53
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gene Whisnant (R) 21,532
John Huddle (D) 8,012

2008

On November 4, 2008, Whisnant won re-election to Oregon State House District 53.[5]

Oregon State House District 53
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gene Whisnant (R) 22,058
Ruel (D) 10,753
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Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Whisnant is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Whisnant raised a total of $528,449 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 14, 2013.[6]

Gene Whisnant's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 53 Won $93,662
2010 Oregon State House, District 53 Won $108,812
2008 Oregon State House, District 53 Won $156,863
2006 Oregon State House, District 53 Won $103,696
2004 Oregon State House, District 53 Won $65,416
Grand Total Raised $528,449
Whisnant won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Whisnant raised a total of $93,662.
Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Gene Whisnant's campaign in 2012
AT&T$3,500
Credit Union Association of Oregon$3,000
Oregon Reagan PAC$2,500
Associated Oregon Loggers$2,500
Oregon Optometric Public Affairs Council$2,000
Total Raised in 2012$93,662
Source:Follow the Money
Whisnant won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Whisnant raised a total of $108,812. Whisnant won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Whisnant raised a total of $156,863. Whisnant won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2006. During that election cycle, Whisnant raised a total of $103,696. Whisnant won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2004. During that election cycle, Whisnant raised a total of $65,416.

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Political offices
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Oregon House of Representatives - District 53
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