State Representative

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Jim Robison

Occupation: Administrator, West Multnomah Soil & Water Conservation District

Occupational Background: Computer Consultant, Robison Data Systems; Economic Analyst, 1000 Friends of Oregon; Warehouseman, UPS; Carpenter

Educational Background: Willamette University, Bachelor of Science (Economics & Political Science); Harvard University, Master of Public Policy (Energy & Natural Resources)

Prior Governmental Experience: Oregon DEQ Green Permits Advisory Committee; Chairman, Multnomah County Support Services Citizen's Budget Advisory Committee; Metro Committee for Citizen Involvement

Community Experience: St. Johns/Lombard Plan Implementation Group; Portland Harbor Community Advisory Group; Columbia Blvd Waste Water Treatment Plant Citizen Advisory Committee; President, University Park Neighborhood Association; Chairman, North Portland Odor Abatement Committee; Chairman, Multnomah County Democrats

"Jim understands all the issues facing North Portland better than anyone running for State Representative." - Jim Hill, former State Treasurer, candidate for Governor

A University Park homeowner since 1989, Jim works with government agencies, citizen groups and area businesses to improve our quality of life in N/NE Portland. Jim's leadership helps achieve local results like Superfund site cleanups, air pollution reduction, watershed improvement, and keeping vital services like the North Precinct Police Station.

Jim supports crucial legislation that delivers more for Oregon's working people.

  • "Jim has the wisdom and passion to fight for universal health care." - Evan Saulino, M.D.
  • Restore quality public education by replacing the corporate 'Kicker' tax giveaway with a School Stability Fund
  • Uphold civil rights, including personal control over medical decisions
  • Protect minimum wage
  • Encourage Oregon's "Buy Local" movement
  • Limit campaign contributions
  • Promote public ownership of utilities

"Jim knows Salem. Even better, Jim knows the people for whom he fights." - Jeff Merrick, former Chairman, Multnomah County Democrats

ENDORSEMENTS INCLUDE: Mayor Tom Potter, City of Portland; Representative Brad Witt; former State Senator Monroe Sweetland; former State Senator Bob Boyer; Geri Washington, Director, Multnomah Education Service District; Kenn Gritzmacher, Peninsula Station; Paul McCoy; Pattie's Homeplate Café; Oregon AFSCME Council 75; Dual endorsement, Democratic Party of Multnomah County; Eastside Democratic Club


(This information furnished by Elect Jim Robison State Representative, House District 44.)

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