Chip Shields

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Chip Shields (William Matthew Shields II)
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 22nd district
In office
January 12, 2009 – January 9, 2017
Preceded byMargaret Carter
Succeeded byLew Frederick
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born1967 (age 52–53)
St. Louis, Missouri
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Divorced 2017
ResidencePortland, Oregon
Alma materPortland State University
OccupationExecutive Director/Founder, Better People

William "Chip" Shields (born 1967) is a Democratic former member of the Oregon State Senate from appointment in September 2009 until 2017. He previously represented District 43 in the Oregon House of Representatives from 2004 until appointment to replace Margaret Carter in Senate District 22.[1]

Shields was elected in a 2010 special election, and reelected in 2012. He retired in 2016.


  1. ^ Hannah-Jones, Nikole (September 24, 2009). "State Rep. Chip Shields is Legislature's newest senator from Portland". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2009-09-25.

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