March 25, 1945 |
Fort Benton, Montana, U.S.
|Alma mater||Montana State University,
University of Chicago
James L. "Jim" Huffman (born March 25, 1945) is a professor of law and the former dean of Lewis & Clark Law School in Portland, Oregon. He was the Republican nominee in the 2010 U.S. Senate election in Oregon, facing incumbent Ron Wyden.
Huffman was born in Fort Benton, Montana in 1945 and grew up in Bozeman, Montana, where he graduated from Bozeman High School. He attended one year at Stanford University before returning to Bozeman, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Montana State University in 1967. He earned a master's degree from the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University in 1969, and a law degree from the University of Chicago in 1972.
Huffman joined the law faculty at Lewis & Clark in 1973 and served as Dean of the Law School from 1994 to 2006, when he returned to full-time teaching. Huffman teaches Constitutional law, jurisprudence, and natural resources and water law.
2010 U.S. Senate campaign
Huffman announced his candidacy for the Republican nomination in the 2010 United States Senate election for the seat held by Democrat Ron Wyden. In a field of seven Republicans, Huffman won 42% of the vote. In the November general election, Huffman lost to Wyden 57%–39%.
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- Mapes, Jeff (April 15, 2010). "Jim Huffman loans $250,000 to his Senate campaign". The Oregonian. Retrieved May 10, 2010.
- "Oregon 2010 Primary Results: U.S. Senate". The Oregonian. May 18, 2010. Retrieved May 19, 2010.
- "James L. Huffman Curriculum Vitae". Lewis & Clark Law School. Retrieved May 10, 2010.
- "Jim Huffman: 'I'm no egghead'". Albany Democrat-Herald. April 9, 2010. Retrieved May 10, 2010.
- "James L. Huffman Candidate Filing". Oregon Secretary of State. Retrieved May 10, 2010.
- "James Huffman". Lewis & Clark Law School. Retrieved May 10, 2010.
- Jim Huffman for U.S. Senate official campaign site
- Profile at Project Vote Smart
- Financial information (federal office) at the Federal Election Commission
- Campaign contributions at OpenSecrets.org
|Party political offices|
|Democratic nominee for U.S. Senator from Oregon