77th Oregon Legislative Assembly

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77th Oregon Legislative Assembly
76th Legislative Assembly 78th Legislative Assembly
Kitzhaber signs HB 2800.jpg
Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber signs House Bill 2800 in the 2013 regular session, as House Speaker Tina Kotek and others look on. The bill authorizes funding for the Columbia River Crossing.
Jurisdiction Oregon, United States
Meeting place Oregon State Capitol
Term 2013–2014
Website www.leg.state.or.us
Oregon State Senate
Members 30 Senators
Senate President Peter Courtney (D)
Majority Leader Diane Rosenbaum (D)
Minority Leader Ted Ferrioli (R)
Party control Democratic
Oregon House of Representatives
Members 60 Representatives
Speaker of the House Tina Kotek (D)
Majority Leader Val Hoyle (D)
Minority Leader Mike McLane (R)
Party control Democratic

The 77th Oregon Legislative Assembly convened beginning on January 14, 2013, for the first of its two regular sessions, and on February 3, 2014 for its second session. All of the 60 seats in the House of Representatives and 16 of the 30 seats in the State Senate were up for election in 2012; the general election for those seats took place on November 6, 2012.

The Democratic Party of Oregon retained its 16–14 majority in the Senate, and took a 34–26 majority in the House, which in the previous session had been split evenly with the Oregon Republican Party.[1]


Based on the results of the 2012 elections, the Oregon State Senate is composed of 16 Democrats and 14 Republicans, the same composition as in the previous session.[1]

Senate members[edit]

Senate during the 77th assembly
Map of Senate districts after the 2012 elections

The Oregon State Senate is composed of 16 Democrats and 14 Republicans, the same composition as the previous session.

Senate President: Peter Courtney (D–11 Salem)
President Pro Tem: Ginny Burdick (D–18 Portland)
Majority Leader: Diane Rosenbaum (D–21 Portland)
Minority Leader: Ted Ferrioli (R–30 John Day)

District Home Senator Party
1 Roseburg Jeff Kruse Republican
2 Central Point Herman Baertschiger Jr. Republican
3 Ashland Alan C. Bates Democratic
4 Eugene Floyd Prozanski Democratic
5 Coos Bay Arnie Roblan Democratic
6 Springfield Lee Beyer Democratic
7 Eugene Chris Edwards Democratic
8 Albany Betsy Close Republican
9 Molalla Fred Girod Republican
10 Salem Jackie Winters Republican
11 Peter Courtney Democratic
12 McMinnville Brian Boquist Republican
13 Hillsboro Larry George Republican
14 Beaverton Mark Hass Democratic
15 Hillsboro Bruce Starr Republican
16 Scappoose Betsy Johnson Democratic
17 Multnomah County Elizabeth Steiner Hayward Democratic
18 Portland Ginny Burdick Democratic
19 Tualatin Richard Devlin Democratic
20 Canby Alan Olsen Republican
21 Portland Diane Rosenbaum Democratic
22 Chip Shields Democratic
23 Jackie Dingfelder[2][3] Democratic
Michael Dembrow[4] Democratic
24 Rod Monroe Democratic
25 Gresham Laurie Monnes Anderson Democratic
26 Hood River Chuck Thomsen Republican
27 Bend Tim Knopp Republican
28 Klamath Falls Doug Whitsett Republican
29 Pendleton Bill Hansell Republican
30 John Day Ted Ferrioli Republican

House members[edit]

House of Representatives during the 77th assembly

Based on the results of the 2012 elections, the Oregon House of Representatives is composed of 34 Democrats and 26 Republicans. Prior to the elections, the House was evenly split between 30 Democrats and 30 Republicans.[1]

Speaker: Tina Kotek (D–44 Portland)
Majority Leader: Val Hoyle (D–14 Eugene)
Minority Leader: Mike McLane (R–55 Powell Butte)

District Home Representative Party
1 Gold Beach Wayne Krieger Republican
2 Roseburg Tim Freeman Republican
3 Grants Pass Wally Hicks Republican
4 Central Point Dennis Richardson Republican
5 Ashland Peter Buckley Democratic
6 Medford Sal Esquivel Republican
7 Roseburg Bruce Hanna Republican
8 Eugene Paul Holvey Democratic
9 Coos Bay Caddy McKeown Democratic
10 Newport David Gomberg Democratic
11 Central Linn/Lane Cos. Phil Barnhart Democratic
12 Springfield John Lively Democratic
13 Eugene Nancy Nathanson Democratic
14 Val Hoyle Democratic
15 Albany Andy Olson Republican
16 Corvallis Sara Gelser Democratic
17 Scio Sherrie Sprenger Republican
18 Silverton Vic Gilliam Republican
19 Salem Kevin Cameron Republican
20 Vicki Berger Republican
21 Brian L. Clem Democratic
22 Woodburn Betty Komp Democratic
23 Dallas Jim Thompson Republican
24 McMinnville Jim Weidner Republican
25 Keizer Kim Thatcher Republican
26 Wilsonville John Davis Republican
27 Washington Co. Tobias Read Democratic
28 Aloha Jeff Barker Democratic
29 Hillsboro Ben Unger Democratic
30 Joe Gallegos Democratic
31 Clatskanie Brad Witt Democratic
32 Cannon Beach Deborah Boone Democratic
33 Portland Mitch Greenlick Democratic
34 Washington Co. Chris Harker Democratic
35 Tigard Margaret Doherty Democratic
36 Portland Jennifer Williamson Democratic
37 West Linn Julie Parrish Republican
38 Lake Oswego Chris Garrett[5][6] Democratic
Ann Lininger[7] Democratic
39 Oregon City Bill Kennemer Republican
40 Gladstone Brent Barton Democratic
41 Milwaukie Carolyn Tomei Democratic
42 Portland Jules Bailey[8][9] Democratic
Rob Nosse[10] Democratic
43 Lew Frederick Democratic
44 Tina Kotek Democratic
45 Michael Dembrow[4][11] Democratic
Barbara Smith Warner[12] Democratic
46 Alissa Keny-Guyer Democratic
47 Jessica Vega Pederson Democratic
48 Happy Valley Jeff Reardon Democratic
49 Troutdale Chris Gorsek Democratic
50 Gresham Greg Matthews Democratic
51 Clackamas Shemia Fagan Democratic
52 Hood River Mark Johnson Republican
53 Sunriver Gene Whisnant Republican
54 Bend Jason Conger Republican
55 Powell Butte Mike McLane Republican
56 Klamath Falls Gail Whitsett Republican
57 Heppner Greg Smith Republican
58 Pendleton Bob Jenson Republican
59 The Dalles John Huffman Republican
60 Ontario Cliff Bentz Republican

See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b c "2012 Election Results: Oregon Legislature". OregonLive.com. Retrieved November 7, 2012. 
  2. ^ Resigned to join staff of Portland mayor Charlie Hales.
  3. ^ Giegerich, Andy (October 16, 2013). "Dingfelder leaves Oregon Senate for Hales' staff". Portland Business Journal. Retrieved 17 October 2013. 
  4. ^ a b House, Kelly (November 18, 2013). "Rep. Michael Dembrow to replace Jackie Dingfelder in state Senate". The Oregonian. Retrieved December 4, 2013. 
  5. ^ Resigned December 31, 2013, after being appointed to Oregon Court of Appeals.
  6. ^ Gaston, Christian (December 24, 2013). "Oregon Rep. Chris Garrett gets judicial nod, triggering another appointment for the Oregon House". The Oregonian. Retrieved January 10, 2013. 
  7. ^ Harbanger, Molly (January 29, 2014). "Ann Lininger, former Clackamas County commissioner, wins Lake Oswego-Southwest Portland legislative seat". The Oregonian. Retrieved January 29, 2014. 
  8. ^ "Commissioner Jules Bailey takes oath of office". Multnomah County. June 11, 2014. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  9. ^ Resigned in June 2014 after winning election to the Multnomah County Board of Commissioners.
  10. ^ DiNatale, Sara (June 26, 2014). "Democrat Rob Nosse assumes Oregon House seat vacated by Jules Bailey of Portland". The Oregonian. Retrieved February 3, 2015. 
  11. ^ Resigned to become State Senator for District 23.
  12. ^ House, Kelly (December 19, 2013). "Barbara Smith Warner to replace Michael Dembrow in Oregon state House". The Oregonian. Retrieved December 20, 2013. 

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