John Lively (politician)

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John Lively
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 12th[1] district
Assumed office
January 14, 2013
Preceded byTerry Beyer
Personal details
Born (1946-11-30) November 30, 1946 (age 73)
La Grande, Oregon
Political partyDemocratic
ResidenceSpringfield, Oregon
Alma materLane Community College
University of Oregon

John D. Lively (born November 30, 1946 in La Grande, Oregon)[2] is an American politician and a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives representing District 12 since January 14, 2013. Lively was the mayor of Springfield, Oregon and a member of its city council from 1977 until 1986.


Lively graduated from Thurston High School, Lane Community College, and the University of Oregon.


In 2012, When Democratic Representative Terry Beyer retired and left the District 12 seat open, Lively won the May 15, 2012, Democratic primary with 2,688 votes (66.4%),[3] and won the November 6, 2012, general election with 12,213 votes (53.7%) against Republican nominee Joe Pishioneri.[4]


  1. ^ "Representative John Lively". Salem, Oregon: Oregon Legislative Assembly. Retrieved December 18, 2013.
  2. ^ "John Lively's Biography". Project Vote Smart. Retrieved December 18, 2013.
  3. ^ "May 15, 2012, Primary Election Abstracts of Votes" (PDF). Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 6. Retrieved December 18, 2013.
  4. ^ "November 6, 2012, General Election Abstract of Votes" (PDF). Salem, Oregon: Oregon Secretary of State. p. 13. Retrieved December 18, 2013.

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