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}}{{tnr}}'''Tina Kotek''' (b. 1966) is the [[Democratic]] [[Speaker of the House|Speaker]] of the [[Oregon House of Representatives]], representing District 44 since 2007. She served as Co-Speaker Pro Tempore in 2011, and House Democratic Leader in 2012.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tina Kotek''' (b. 1966) is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Oregon House of Representatives]], representing District 44. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006. She currently serves as [[Speaker of the House]].  She previously served as Co-Speaker Pro Tempore in 2011, and House Democratic Leader in 2012.  
  
 
Prior to her election in 2006, Kotek ran unsuccessfully for the Oregon State House of Representatives in 2004.<ref>[http://oregoncapitolnews.com/blog/2010/11/11/new-legislative-session-means-new-leaders-in-the-house-caucuses/ "New Legislative Session means new leaders in the House caucuses," ''Oregon Capitol News'', November 11, 2010]</ref>
 
Prior to her election in 2006, Kotek ran unsuccessfully for the Oregon State House of Representatives in 2004.<ref>[http://oregoncapitolnews.com/blog/2010/11/11/new-legislative-session-means-new-leaders-in-the-house-caucuses/ "New Legislative Session means new leaders in the House caucuses," ''Oregon Capitol News'', November 11, 2010]</ref>
  
Kotek earned her MA in International Studies from the University of Washington.  She has been a Policy Director for Children First for Oregon.
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==Biography==
 
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Kotek earned her BS in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon in 1990, and her MA in International Studies from the University of Washington in 1998Her professional experience includes working as a Policy Director for Children First for Oregon.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=46559 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kotek]</ref>  
Kotek's partner is Aimee.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=46559 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kotek]</ref>  
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Kotek won re-election to the 44th District Seat in 2010.  She defeated Richard Ellmyer in the March 9 primary elections, receiving 5,419 votes while Ellmyer received 892. Kotek defeated [[Kitty Harmon]] in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://gov.oregonlive.com/election/2010/Legislature/ ''Oregon Live Election,'' Election Results]</ref>
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Kotek won re-election to District 44 in 2010.  She defeated Richard Ellmyer in the March 9 primary elections, receiving 5,419 votes while Ellmyer received 892. Kotek defeated [[Kitty Harmon]] in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.<ref>[http://gov.oregonlive.com/election/2010/Legislature/ ''Oregon Live Election,'' Election Results]</ref>
  
 
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Kotek's partner is Aimee.<ref>[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=46559 Project Vote Smart - Rep. Kotek]</ref>
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Tina Kotek
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Oregon House of Representatives District 44
Incumbent
In office
2007-Present
Term ends
January 12, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Speaker of the House
2013-present
House Democratic Leader
2012
Co-Speaker Pro Tempore
2011
Compensation
Base salary$21,936/year
Per diem$123/day
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Oregon, 1990
Master'sUniversity of Washington, 1998
Personal
Place of birthYork, PA
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Tina Kotek (b. 1966) is a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 44. She was first elected to the chamber in 2006. She currently serves as Speaker of the House. She previously served as Co-Speaker Pro Tempore in 2011, and House Democratic Leader in 2012.

Prior to her election in 2006, Kotek ran unsuccessfully for the Oregon State House of Representatives in 2004.[1]

Biography

Kotek earned her BS in Religious Studies from the University of Oregon in 1990, and her MA in International Studies from the University of Washington in 1998. Her professional experience includes working as a Policy Director for Children First for Oregon.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Oregon Committee Assignments, 2013
Legislative Administration

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kotek won re-election in the 2012 election for Oregon House of Representatives District 44. Kotek was unopposed in the May 15 Democratic primary and defeated Michael Harrington (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Oregon House of Representatives, District 44, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTina Kotek Incumbent 86.7% 23,235
     Republican Michael Harrington 13.3% 3,557
Total Votes 26,792

2010

See also: Oregon House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kotek won re-election to District 44 in 2010. She defeated Richard Ellmyer in the March 9 primary elections, receiving 5,419 votes while Ellmyer received 892. Kotek defeated Kitty Harmon in the general election which took place on November 2, 2010.[5]

Oregon State House, District 44
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tina Kotek (D) 16,517
Kitty Harmon (R) 3,812

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kotek won re-election to Oregon State House District 44.[6] She ran unopposed.

Oregon State House District 44
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tina Kotek (D) 20,044
Misc. 490

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kotek is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Kotek raised a total of $911,176 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[7]

Tina Kotek's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Oregon State House, District 44 Won $575,780
2010 Oregon State House, District 44 Won $115,014
2008 Oregon State House, District 44 Won $64,687
2006 Oregon State House, District 44 Won $100,001
2004 Oregon State House, District 43 Defeated $55,694
Grand Total Raised $911,176

2012

Kotek won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2012. During that election cycle, Kotek raised a total of $575,780.
Oregon State House 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tina Kotek's campaign in 2012
Oregon Health Care Association$22,750
Douglas County Physicians Association$21,500
Coalition for a Healthy Oregon$21,500
Doctors for Healthy Communities$21,000
Oregon Dental Association$18,000
Total Raised in 2012$575,780
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Kotek won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2010. During that election cycle, Kotek raised a total of $115,014.

2008

Kotek won re-election to the Oregon State House in 2008. During that election cycle, Kotek raised a total of $64,687.

2006

Kotek won election to the Oregon State House in 2006. During that election cycle, Kotek raised a total of $100,001.

2004

Kotek lost the election for the Oregon State House in 2004. During that election cycle, Kotek raised a total of $55,694.

Personal

Kotek's partner is Aimee.[8]

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