Representative in Congress
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Jim
Zupancic

Republican

Occupation: Small business owner; Business and real estate attorney.

Occupational Background: Real estate entrepreneur; Co-founder of Genesis Electronics Corporation; Family nursery owner.

Educational Background: B.S., Business Management, Brigham Young University; Law degree, University of Pacific.

Prior Governmental Experience: Chairman, Oregon Job Creation Work Group; Chairman, Lake Oswego School Board; Many Community Leadership Roles.

Family: Married 30 years; five children.

ENDORSED BY U.S. SENATOR GORDON SMITH

"Jim Zupancic will be an independent voice for Oregon. Jim is an educator and a businessman, and he knows that better schools mean a better future for our children. Join me and vote for Jim Zupancic." - Senator Gordon Smith

WHY JIM ZUPANCIC?

EDUCATOR:
As School Board Chairman, Jim built new schools, reduced class sizes and improved test scores.

JOB CREATOR:
Founder of several successful small businesses. Created hundreds of jobs.

THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN JIM ZUPANCIC AND
DARLENE HOOLEY ARE CLEAR

JOBS/TAXES

ZUPANCIC: Supports job tax credits to help Oregon small businesses grow and create jobs.

HOOLEY: While Oregon was in a recession, Hooley voted for higher taxes on families and small businesses. (HR2 5/23/03; HR2660 7/10/03).

EDUCATION

ZUPANCIC: Supports increased local control and accountability in our schools.

HOOLEY: Opposed local control of education dollars and smaller class sizes (HR1 5/23/01).

SPENDING

ZUPANCIC: Supports establishing a wasteful spending commission to cut waste and put savings towards education.

HOOLEY: Repeatedly raided the Social Security fund to pay for wasteful spending programs like the International Storytelling Center in Tennessee (HCONRES83 5/9/02; HCONRES290 4/13/00; HR3061 12/19/01).

MALPRACTICE REFORM & AFFORDABLE HEALTHCARE

ZUPANCIC: Supports malpractice reform to reduce healthcare costs and frivolous lawsuits. Supports allowing businesses to join together to purchase health insurance at affordable rates.

HOOLEY: Took thousands in campaign donations from trial lawyers then voted against malpractice reform (HR5 3/13/03).

WAR ON TERRORISM

ZUPANCIC: Supports the war on terrorism and our troops.

HOOLEY: Voted to weaken vital anti-terrorism, homeland defense and border security programs (SCONRES95 5/19/04).

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(This information furnished by Zupancic for Congress 2004, Inc.)