Representative in Congress
Occupation: President, AFMS Logistics Management Group
Occupational Background: Airborne Express, District Sales Manager
Educational Background: B.S. in Business Marketing from Portland State University
Prior Governmental Experience: None
Mike Erickson, Cutting Wasteful Government Spending
Mike Erickson started his business 14 years ago in the basement of his home. Today, it's one of the fastest growing private companies in America. He knows what it takes to cut costs when sales are down. Mike wants to apply his business sense in forcing Congress to spend only what the people can afford and stop pork barrel spending projects.
Mike Erickson, Creating Jobs for Oregon
Small business is the backbone of Oregon's economy. Mike will fight to reduce taxes and bureaucracy so businesses and farms can expand and more quality, family wage jobs will come to Oregon.
Mike Erickson, Preserving Social Security
Mike Erickson will be an advocate for seniors in Congress. Mike will fight for a Social Security trust fund to provide stability for our retirees and stop Social Security funds from being raided for wasteful programs.
Mike Erickson, Protecting Oregonians
Mike Erickson believes the primary role of government is to protect its citizens from threats, foreign and domestic. Mike will support our troops in fighting the threat of terror. As the son of a police officer, he will support law enforcement in putting criminals behind bars.
Mike Erickson, A Better Education For Our Children
Mike Erickson supports excellence in education. In Congress, he'll work to ensure that sound educational policies are enacted while at the same time maintaining accountability and local control.
Mike Erickson, Real Reform For Oregon
Like most Oregonians, Mike Erickson believes that he is not adequately represented in Congress. Mike believes that Congress responds to the needs of powerful special interests, not average citizens. He's running for Congress because he wants to open up the process for all Oregonians.
Mike Erickson, A New Republican for Oregon
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