State Representative

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Carolyn Tomei

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.

Personal: Married with 17 children, stepchildren and foster children, collectively. Carolyn also has five grandchildren.


"As my representative, I trust Carolyn to fight for adequately funded public education, affordable health care, and family wage jobs for all Oregonians."
Former Governor Barbara Roberts

"Carolyn Tomei is one of our greatest advocates for fair and adequate funding of public education."
Oregon Education Association

"Carolyn continues to distinguish herself as an environmental champion."
Oregon League of Conservation Voters

"As a mental health counselor and member of my Mental Health Task Force, Carolyn's compassion, knowledge, experience, and understanding of health care issues are invaluable."
Oregon Governor Ted Kulongoski

Endorsing Carolyn Tomei:
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Oregon Nurses Association
Oregon Education Association
Basic Rights Oregon Equality PAC
Oregon AFL-CIO
Oregon AFSCME Council 75
Oregon School Employees Association
American Federation of Teachers-Oregon
Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Portland Association of Teachers-Teachers Voice in Politics

Carolyn will continue to work for you in seeking:
Fair and adequate funding of our public schools
Affordable prescription drugs and health care services
Consumer privacy and identity theft protections
Environmental policies that respect our natural resources
Safe communities for our kids, families and businesses
Continued protection of a woman's right to choose
Restored public trust in government

Carolyn Tomei has a strong commitment 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