Jennifer Williamson

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Jennifer Williamson
Ted Wheeler and Jennifer Williamson at an anti gun rally (cropped).jpg
Majority Leader of the Oregon House of Representatives
Assumed office
July 10, 2015
Preceded byVal Hoyle
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 36th district
Assumed office
January 12, 2013
Preceded byMary Nolan
Personal details
Born1973/1974 (age 44–45)[1]
Washington County, Oregon, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationUniversity of Oregon (BA)
Willamette University (JD)

Jennifer Williamson is an American attorney and a Democratic politician currently serving as the Majority Leader of the Oregon House of Representatives where she also represents Oregon's 36th District.

Early life and education[edit]

Born in Washington County, Oregon, Williamson graduated from the University of Oregon,[2] and received a law degree from Willamette University College of Law.[3]

Political career[edit]

In 2012, she defeated Sharon Meieran in the Democratic primary to replace state representative Mary Nolan.[4]

Williamson was named a 2014 Aspen Institute Rodel Fellow.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jaquiss, Nigel (June 28, 2017). "The Good, the Bad and the Awful: Our 2017 Ranking of Portland-Area Lawmakers". Willamette Week. Portland, Oregon: City of Roses Newspapers. Retrieved June 30, 2017.
  2. ^ "State Representative Jennifer Williamson". Democratic Party of Oregon. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  3. ^ "Representative Jennifer Williamson". VoteSmart. Retrieved January 15, 2013.[permanent dead link]
  4. ^ Kozinskiy, Olga (November 13, 2012). "Emerging Women". Willamette Week. Portland, Oregon: City of Roses Newspapers. Retrieved January 15, 2013.
  5. ^ "About the Rodel Fellowship Program".

External links[edit]

Oregon House of Representatives
Preceded by
Val Hoyle
Majority Leader of the Oregon House of Representatives
2015–present
Incumbent