State Representative
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Occupation: Attorney, Perkins Coie.

Occupational Background: As an attorney, Chris works with some of Oregon's largest employers and provides free services to individuals in need.

Educational Background: J.D., University of Chicago Law School; B.A., Reed College; Wilson High School; Jackson Middle School; Capitol Hill School.

Prior Governmental Experience: Senior Policy Advisor, Senate President Peter Courtney; Law Clerk, U.S. Court of Appeals; Legislative Assistant, Representative Richard Devlin.

Community Service: Oregon Lawyers Against Hunger; Classroom Law Project; pro bono work for refugees; Scales of Justice Award for helping families keep their homes.


The EXPERIENCE we need…

"Chris Garrett won't need on-the-job training -
he's already had it."
- Senate President Peter Courtney

…to protect our environment

Working in the Senate, Chris helped write legislation to clean up the Willamette River and protect farmland. As your Representative, Chris will work to address climate change by reducing use of fossil fuels and developing clean, renewable energy.

"Chris Garrett is the candidate we trust to lead the way on
environmental issues."
- Oregon League of Conservation Voters

…to strengthen our schools

Chris Garrett went to our local public schools and learned the value of a great public education. Working in Salem, Chris helped advance legislation to allow communities to provide adequate school funding when the Legislature refused to do the job. Chris also will fight for more investment in universities and community colleges. Chris has been endorsed by the American Federation of Teachers.

…to make health care more affordable

As a legislative aide to Richard Devlin, Chris Garrett worked on legislation requiring insurance coverage for breast cancer screening. As your Representative, Chris will champion better health coverage for all Oregonians.

We're supporting Chris Garrett!

Attorney General Hardy Myers
Senate President Peter Courtney
Phil Keisling
SEIU Locals 49 & 503
Oregon League of Conservation Voters
Sierra Club
NARAL Pro-Choice Oregon PAC
American Federation of Teachers - Oregon

(This information furnished by Friends of Chris Garrett.)