State Senator

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Occupation: State Senator

Occupational Background: Business Management, Forest Products Industry

Educational Background: Oregon State University, B.A. in Business Administration

Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative, 2006-2009; State Senator 2009-Present

Community Service: Chair, Oregon Autism Project; Capital Campaign and Master Planning Committee, St. Jude Catholic Church; Chair, Birth to Three Annual Fundraising Campaign

Let's get to work

"Chris Edwards has an unmatched work ethic and a proven record of results. He's definitely the right choice to put our community back to work."
Congressman Peter DeFazio

Investing in job creation

Chris Edwards supports investments in tomorrow's renewable energy technology to create good-paying jobs today. Chris also voted to create thousands of good-paying jobs with investments in our roads and bridges that are starting to put Oregonians back to work.

Supporting small businesses

"I'm supporting Chris Edwards because he has the right approach for small business. His support for grants and low-interest loans to small businesses will help local employers put people back to work."
Jamie Floyd - Owner/Founding Brewer, Ninkasi Brewing

Protecting homeowners and consumers

Chris Edwards voted to create tough new homeowner protections against foreclosure scams. Chris also supported holding mortgage lenders to the same tough consumer protections as other businesses.

Strengthening education

"His consistent pro-education voting record and hard work to strengthen schools from the early grades through college make Chris Edwards the clear choice."
Joy Marshall - Lane County Director, Stand For Children

Making health care more affordable

Chris Edwards helped pass the law making everyone without prescription coverage eligible for lower prices on lifesaving medicines. Chris also voted to provide health insurance to 80,000 Oregon children.

We're supporting Chris Edwards!

US Senator Ron Wyden
Congressman Peter DeFazio
Eugene Education Association
Stand for Children
Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon State Fire Fighters Council
Oregon Business Association

(This information furnished by Friends of Chris Edwards.)

Elections Division, Oregon Secretary of State • 136 State Capitol • Salem, OR 97310-0722