Nick Kahl

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Nicholas Kahl
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 49th district
In office
Preceded by Karen Minnis
Succeeded by Matt Wand
Personal details
Born Portland, Oregon
Political party Democratic

Nicholas "Nick" Kahl is a Democratic politician from Oregon. He served in the Oregon House of Representatives from 2009 to 2011. He is a practicing lawyer in Portland, Oregon.[1][2][3]

Early life and education[edit]

Kahl was born in East Multnomah County, Oregon and [4] raised in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from David Douglas High School and attended Mt. Hood Community College. He graduated from Portland State University in 2000 with a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies.[citation needed][5]

At the time of his election to the Oregon Legislature, he was a second-year student at Lewis & Clark Law School.[6] He graduated with a Juris Doctorate in 2009.[7]

Political career[edit]

Kahl worked as staff assistant for Multnomah County Commissioner chair Jeff Cogen.

In the 2008 Oregon legislative elections, he was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives representing District 49 in Multnomah County, specifically the cities of Fairview, Troutdale, Wood Village, and a portion of Gresham. Kahl was the East Portland representative and transportation committee co-chair.[8]

He ran for re-election in 2010 but was defeated by Republican Matt Wand.