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Rep. Earl Blumenauer (D-Ore.)

District: 3rd District
Political Highlights: Ore. House, 1973-77; Multnomah County Commission, 1978-86; candidate for Portland City Council, 1980; Portland City Council, 1986-96; candidate for mayor of Portland, 1992; U.S. House of Representatives, 1996-present
Born: Aug. 16, 1948; Portland, Ore.
Residence: Portland
Religion: Unspecified
Family: Wife, Margaret Kirkpatrick; two children, two stepchildren
Education: Lewis & Clark College, B.A. 1970; Lewis & Clark College, J.D. 1976
Military Service: None
Start of Service: Elected: 1996 (10th full term)
Committee Assignments: Ways & Means (Health; Social Security; Trade)

Election History
2014generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 211,74872.3
James Buchal (R) 57,42419.6
Michael Meo (PACGRN) 12,1064.1
Jeffrey Langan (LIBERT) 6,3812.2
David Walker (NPA) 4,0091.4
2012generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 264,97974.5
Ronald Green (R) 70,32519.8
Woodrow Broadnax (PACGRN) 13,1593.7
Michael Cline (LIBERT) 6,6401.9
2010generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 193,10470.0
Delia Lopez (R) 67,71424.6
Jeffrey Lawrence (LIBERT) 8,3803.0
Michael Meo (PACGRN) 6,1972.2
2008generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 254,23574.5
Delia Lopez (R) 71,06320.8
Michael Meo (PACGRN) 15,0634.4
2006generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 186,38073.5
Bruce Broussard (R) 59,52923.5
David Brownlow (CNSTP) 7,0032.8
2004generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 245,55970.9
Tami Mars (R) 82,04523.7
Walter Brown (S) 10,6783.1
Dale Winegarden (I) 7,1192.1
2002generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 156,85166.8
Sarah Seale (R) 62,82126.7
Walter Brown (S) 6,5882.8
Kevin Jones (LIBERT) 4,7042.0
David Brownlow (CNSTP) 3,4951.5
2000generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 181,04966.8
Jeffrey Pollock (R) 64,12823.7
Tre Arrow (GREEN) 15,7635.8
Bruce Knight (LIBERT) 4,9421.8
Walter Brown (S) 4,7031.7
1998generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 153,88983.9
Bruce Knight (LIBERT) 16,9309.2
Walter Brown (S) 10,1995.6
1996generalEarl Blumenauer (D) 165,92266.9
Scott Bruun (R) 65,25926.3
Joe Keating (PACIFIC) 9,2743.7
Bruce Knight (LIBERT) 4,4741.8
Victoria Guillebeau (S) 2,4491.0
1996specialEarl Blumenauer (D) 50,12569.9
Mark Brunelle (R) 17,08523.8
Joe Keating (PACIFIC) 2,9164.1
Victoria Guillebeau (S) 1,6042.2
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