Elizabeth Steiner Hayward

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Elizabeth Steiner Hayward
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 17th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Suzanne Bonamici
Constituency Northwest Portland, Oregon and parts of Washington County
Personal details
Born 1962/1963 (age 54–55)[1]
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Michael Hayward
Residence Unincorporated Multnomah County, Oregon
Profession Family physician

Elizabeth Steiner Hayward (born c. 1963) is a Democratic member of the Oregon Senate, representing the 17th District.[2] Steiner Hayward was appointed to the Senate in 2011 by commissioners from Multnomah and Washington counties following the resignation of her predecessor, Suzanne Bonamici.[3]

Career and family[edit]

Steiner Hayward is also a family physician at OHSU. She is a past President of the Oregon Academy of Family Physicians and currently serves as the Director of the Breast Health Education Program at OHSU's Knight Cancer Institute. She is married to Michael Hayward and the two have three daughters.[4]

In 2013, Steiner Hayward publicly revealed she suffers from major depression and multiple sclerosis.[5]


  1. ^ Jaquiss, Nigel (June 28, 2017). "The Good, the Bad and the Awful: Our 2017 Ranking of Portland-Area Lawmakers". Willamette Week. Retrieved 2017-06-30. 
  2. ^ "Untitled Document". Leg.state.or.us. Archived from the original on March 19, 2015. Retrieved 2015-02-23. 
  3. ^ Mapes, Jeff (December 21, 2011). "Elizabeth Steiner Hayward bests Rep. Chris Harker to win Oregon state Senate seat". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2017-06-29. 
  4. ^ "Elizabeth Steiner Hayward |". Orsenatemajority.org. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  5. ^ "Mental Health Debate Personal For One Oregon Lawmaker". Oregon Public Broadcasting. May 24, 2013. Retrieved 2017-06-29. 

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