State Representative
8TH DISTRICT

RYAN DECKERT
Democrat

OCCUPATION: State Representative; Director of Development, The ARC

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Employment Counselor, Private Industry Council; Governor Kitzhaber's aide

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: B.A.-University of Oregon; graduate of Beaverton Schools

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Assistant to Congressman Les AuCoin and State Sen. Bob Shoemaker

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Board of Directors, Portland Habitat for Humanity; Member, Beaverton Chamber of Commerce; Member, Garden Home/Raleigh Hills CPO3; SMART volunteer

As our state representative, Ryan:

Ryan will continue to fight for:

  • Stable and adequate funding for education and expansion of educational opportunities.
  • Income tax relief for Oregon families.
  • Holding juvenile offenders accountable for their actions and demanding restitution for victims.

"Ryan has made education a priority. Class sizes are smaller and schools are being held accountable for results."

--Francine Raften-Schmidt, Citizen's for Visionary Leadership

"I was proud to present Ryan with the Oregon Chiefs of Police Award for his efforts to reduce juvenile crime."

--Dave Bishop, Beaverton Police Chief

"I encourage my fellow Republicans to support Ryan Deckert."

--Mary Alice Ford, Former District 8 Representative (1979-95)

"Ryan has been a strong voice for Beaverton in the Legislature. He has led the fight to crack down on crimes against senior citizens."

--Rob Drake, Beaverton Mayor

"Oregon needs Ryan Deckert's energy, experience, commitment, and leadership to protect and enhance our quality of life as we move into the 21st Century."

--Governor John Kitzhaber

I have been honored to serve you in the legislature. I ask for your support to continue our efforts in restoring the Oregon Promise.

Ryan Deckert

(This information furnished by Friends of Ryan Deckert.)

Ryan Deckert has not agreed to limit campaign expenditures for this General Election under ORS 260.180.

State Representative

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