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
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Michael Hayward
Residence Unincorporated Multnomah County, Oregon
Profession Family physician
Religion Jewish

Elizabeth Steiner Hayward (born c. 1963) is a Democratic member of the Oregon Senate, representing the 17th District.[1] Hayward was appointed to the senate in 2011 by commissioners from Multnomah and Washington counties following the resignation of her predecessor, Suzanne Bonamici.[2]

Career and family[edit]

Elizabeth 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.[3]

In 2013 Hayward publicly revealed she suffers from major depression and multiple sclerosis.[4]


  1. ^ "Untitled Document". Leg.state.or.us. Archived from the original on 19 March 2015. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 
  2. ^ "Elizabeth Steiner Hayward bests Rep. Chris Harker to win Oregon state Senate seat". OregonLive.com. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  3. ^ "Elizabeth Steiner Hayward |". Orsenatemajority.org. Retrieved 2013-08-18. 
  4. ^ "Mental Health Debate Personal For One Oregon Lawmaker". Opb.org. Retrieved 23 February 2015. 

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