Chris Gorsek

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Chris Gorsek
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 49th[1] district
Incumbent
Assumed office
January 14, 2013
Preceded by Matthew Wand
Personal details
Born (1958-01-28) January 28, 1958 (age 56)
Portland, Oregon
Nationality American
Political party Democratic
Residence Troutdale, Oregon
Alma mater University of Oregon
Portland State University
Profession Former police officer now a college teacher
Website chrisgorsek.com

Chris Gorsek (born January 28, 1958 in Portland, Oregon)[2] is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives representing District 49 since January 14, 2013.

Education[edit]

Gorsek earned his BS and MA from the University of Oregon and his PhD from Portland State University.

Elections[edit]

  • 2012 To challenge incumbent Republican Representative Matthew Wand for the District 49 seat, Gorsek was unopposed for the May 15, 2012 Democratic Primary, winning with 2,392 votes,[3] and won the November 6, 2012 General election with 11,459 votes (54.2%) against Representative Wand.[4]
  • 2000 When Republican Senator John Lim was term limited (since repealed) and left the Senate District 11 seat open, Gorsek was unopposed for the May 16, 2000 Democratic Primary, winning with 7,838 votes,[5] but lost the November 7, 2000 General election to Republican nominee John Minnis.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Representative Chris Gorsek". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Legislative Assembly. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Chris Gorsek's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  3. ^ "May 15, 2012, Primary Election Abstracts of Votes". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 20. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  4. ^ "November 6, 2012, General Election Abstract of Votes". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 20. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  5. ^ "May 16, 2000 Primary Election". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 20. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 
  6. ^ "November 7, 2000 General Election". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 20. Retrieved December 18, 2013. 

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