State Representative

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Occupation: State Representative

Occupational Background: Child Development Specialist, Portland Public Schools; Consultant to Schools, Multnomah County Mental Health; Group Home Specialist for Adolescents, Children's Services Division; Instructor, Portland Community College.

Educational Background: Bachelors of Psychology and Masters in Social Work, Portland State University

Prior Governmental Experience: State Representative, 2001-Present; Mayor of Milwaukie, 1998-2001; Milwaukie City Council, 1997-98; Milwaukie Planning Commission, 1990-1997.


From education and public safety, to health care, consumer protection and transportation, Carolyn Tomei has a proven record of legislative success.

Carolyn continues to champion:
Good paying jobs for all Oregonians
Fair and adequate funding of our public schools
Safe communities for families and businesses
Affordable prescription drugs and health care services
Environmental policies that respect our natural resources

As Chair of the House Human Services Committee, Carolyn Tomei works to improve the services that protect vulnerable children and seniors.

Appointed to the Alcohol and Drug Policy Commission, Carolyn Tomei advocates more efficient use of our drug treatment dollars with an emphasis on prevention.

Serving on the House Judiciary Committee and the Oregon State Hospital Advisory Board, Carolyn Tomei helps balance the need for public safety with the rights of our mentally ill.

As a member of the Sellwood Bridge Policy Advisory Group, Carolyn Tomei helped secure the state's portion of funding for the Sellwood Bridge.

While serving on the House Transportation Committee, Carolyn Tomei was key in bringing light rail to Southeast Portland and Milwaukie.

As a member of the House Consumer Protection Committee, Carolyn Tomei championed the bill to ban hand held cell phone use while driving.

Endorsing Carolyn Tomei:
Oregon Education Association
Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon
Basic Rights Oregon PAC
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon PAC
Joint Council of Teamsters No. 37
SEIU Local 503

Carolyn Tomei is committed to public accountability and constituent service.
Please vote to re-elect CAROLYN TOMEI as your STATE REPRESENTATIVE.

(This information furnished by Carolyn Tomei for State Representative.)

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