Judge of the Supreme Court

POSITION 7

BOB TIERNAN

Nonpartisan

OCCUPATION: Attorney; Personnel and Labor Relations Specialist; Lieutenant Commander, U.S. Naval Reserve.

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Small Business Owner.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Georgetown University Law School (LLM); University of Puget Sound Law School (JD); Oregon State University (B.S.).

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Oregon State Representative, 1993-1996. Chair, Crime and Corrections Subcommittee; Judiciary Committee; Civil Law and Judicial Administration Subcommittee; Chair, General Government Committee; Commerce Committee; Labor Committee

FAMILY:Bob and Sue Hart Tiernan have three children: Rob (17), Jenny (15), and Katie (12).

PAST COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT:Board Member, Oregon Council on Alcohol and Drug Abuse; Board Member, United Cerebral Palsy; Little League Coach; Organizer, Leslie Meyers Home (raised money and built handicap accessible home for paralyzed crime victim)

BOB TIERNAN PROVEN RECORD PROTECTING OREGONIANS

Bob Tiernan's leadership has made our communities safer. Bob sponsored the "Tough on Crime" initiatives: Measure 11 increasing prison sentences for violent criminals, and Measure 17 requiring prisoners to work. Bob supported Measure 40 giving crime victims more rights and bringing Oregon law into line with federal law, making the system work to hold criminals accountable.

BOB TIERNAN VOICE FOR THE VULNERABLE

Bob Tiernan's leadership on the Crime Subcommittee helped make children, women, and the elderly safer. Despite opposition from special interest groups, Bob fought successfully for sex offender notification, anti-stalking laws, and stiffer penalties for those who abuse the elderly and harm seeing eye dogs.

BOB TIERNAN INDEPENDENT AND FAIR

Bob Tiernan is fair, impartial, and independent. We need a judge free from conflicts, not one endorsed by special interests. We need a judge willing to uphold your right to vote on initiatives, not one backed by those trying to take that right away.

BOB TIERNAN HARD WORKING, EXPERIENCED, HONEST

Bob Tiernan is an experienced attorney working with small businesses and everyday citizens. He is a Naval Reserve Intelligence Officer entrusted with our nation's most sensitive secrets. He helped evacuate civilians during the Liberian Revolution, worked against drug smugglers in Panama, and searched for our Vietnam War POW/MIAs.

BOB TIERNAN THE PEOPLE'S CHOICE

"Bob Tiernan's record speaks for itself. A man of integrity and courage, Bob led the fight to keep violent criminals behind bars, keep children safe from child molesters, and give crime victims more rights. Bob truly is a leader in the effort to keep Oregonians safe and to protect our quality of life."
Steve Doell
President, Crime Victims United

"Bob Tiernan represents a judge's best qualities. He is articulate, hard-working, compassionate, independent, and fair. He is not beholden to any special interest, but truly works for the people."
Sean Donahue
Portland Attorney

"Few, if any, have done as much to fight for tough criminal laws to protect Oregonians than Bob Tiernan."
Tom Cutsforth
District Attorney, Wheeler County

"As the mother of two small children, I believe this is one of the most important votes we will cast. We need Bob Tiernan on the Supreme Court because he will stand up for our children. He is kind, compassionate, and fair. Too many judges let child pornographers off the hook and violent criminals out on the street on technicalities. I want someone like Bob Tiernan who I can trust to keep my loved ones safe."
Lori Piercy
Rainier

"Bob Tiernan's qualifications are outstanding. I want a Supreme Court Justice who will work hard to make our justice system work."
John Minnis
Chairman, House Judiciary Committee

"Bob Tiernan will bring fairness and impartiality to the Supreme Court. He will not overturn voter passed initiatives for political or personal reasons."
Jim Greene
Lake Oswego

Dear Voter,

I love Oregon and want to preserve our quality of life for our children and grandchildren. I believe in a fair, independent, and impartial judicial system free from the influence of special interests. I am the candidate with a track record of fighting for everyday folks, law-abiding citizens, and the most vulnerable. I would be honored to have your vote.

(This information furnished by Bob Tiernan for Supreme Court.)

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