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John Kitzhaber

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John Albert Kitzhaber (b. March 5, 1947) is a medical educator and former Governor of Oregon. His also a former practicing physician. He graduated from South Eugene High School in 1965, Dartmouth College in 1969, and Oregon Health & Science University with a medical degree in 1973. In September of 2009 Kitzhaber announced his candidacy in the 2010 Oregon Gubernatorial election[1].


  • Dartmouth College
  • Oregon Health & Science University

As Governor

John Kitzhaber served two terms as Governor of Oregon, from 1995 through 2003.

Campaign Contributions

Kitzhaber's 1998 campaign for reelection as Governor of Arkansas[2]
Total Raised $1,295,501
Total Raised by Gen. Election Opponent $3,247,567
Top 5 Contributors Carpenters Legislative Activities Selective Support $95,000 (7.33% of total) Labor
Oregon Education Association $34,901 (2.69%) Sector: Labor
Oregon Laborers $30,000 (2.32%) Sector: Labor
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 290 $30,000 (2.32%) Sector: Labor
Furman, William $25,000 (1.93%) Sector: Energy
Individuals v. Institutions $466,942 (36%)
$824,949 (63.7%)
In v. Outside State $1,148,035 (88.7%)
$141,306 (10.9%)

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