Ginny Burdick

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Ginny Burdick
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Member of the Oregon State Senate
from the 18th district
Assumed office
January 1997
Personal details
Born (1947-03-12) March 12, 1947 (age 67)
Portland, Oregon
Political party Democratic Party1
Alma mater University of Oregon
University of Puget Sound

Virginia "Ginny" Burdick (born March 12, 1947) is a Democratic politician from the U.S. state of Oregon, serving her third term in the Oregon State Senate.[1] She represents Tigard, King City and Southwest Portland in Senate District 18.[2]

She was first elected to the Senate in 1996, and reelected in 2000 and 2004.[2] She chaired the Senate Judiciary committee in the 2007–2008 sessions,[3] and will chair the Finance and Revenue committee in the 2009–2010 sessions.

She was a member of the Land Conservation and Development Commission from 1987 to 1993.[2] She ran against incumbent Portland City Commissioner Erik Sten in 2006.[4] In the May 2006 primary election, she narrowly missed qualifying for a runoff election.[citation needed]

Burdick is also a communications consultant, specializing in crisis communications.[2] She has two daughters.[2]


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