Jackie Winters

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Jackie Winters
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Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 32nd district
Assumed office
Personal details
Born April 15, 1937[1]
Political party Republican
Residence Salem, Oregon
Alma mater University of Oregon
Portland Community College[1]
Religion Protestant

Jackie Winters is a Republican politician in the U.S. state of Oregon. She currently serves as a state senator, representing her Salem district.

Winters was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives in 1998, and became the first African-American Republican ever to serve in the Oregon Legislative Assembly.[2] She ran for the U.S. Congress in 2004.[3]

Winters' family survived the Vanport flood of 1948.[citation needed]


  1. ^ a b http://ortl.capwiz.com/bio/id/6328
  2. ^ Kenning, Chris (1999-01-11). "She is the first African-American Republican to serve". Statesman-Journal (Salem, Oregon: Gannett). pp. 1A. Retrieved 2006-12-28. 
  3. ^ http://www.theworldlink.com/articles/2003/10/30/news/news03.txt

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