State Representative
23RD DISTRICT

KURT SCHRADER
Democrat

OCCUPATION: Veterinarian, Farmer, Businessman.

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Veterinarian, Farmer; Businessman.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Cornell University, B.A.; University of Illinois, B.S, D.V.M.

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: Canby Planning Commission; State Representative - District 23.

MARRIED TO MARTHA, 23 YEARS CHILDREN: CLARE; MAREN; STEVEN; RYAN.

COMMUNITY SERVICE: Canby Parks Plan; Comprehensive Plan Citizen Involvement; Chamber of Commerce Economic Development Committee; Clackamas County Farm Bureau; Business Member, Canby, Sandy, Estacada Chambers of Commerce; St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

KURT SCHRADER: STRONG LEADERSHIP CRIME: PROTECTING OUR FAMILIES, NEIGHBORHOODS AND HOMES.

"It's time to let criminals know that their actions will result in swift punishment. Juvenile offenders that steal and vandalize must be made to pay their victims back." -Kurt Schrader

KURT SCHRADER: RESPONSIBILITY EDUCATION: PUTTING OUR CHILDREN FIRST.

  • Supported financial accountability for our schools.
  • Funded K-12 education. Canby, Sandy, and Estacada received more resources per student.
  • Froze higher education tuition.
  • Protected the rights of home schooled children.

"We must continue to prioritize education accountability in our funding decisions. Our kids come first!" -Kurt Schrader

KURT SCHRADER: INDEPENDENCE GROWTH AND TAXES: FIGHTING THE SPECIAL INTERESTS THAT BELIEVE THEIR PROFIT IS MORE IMPORTANT THAN YOURTAX DOLLARS.

  • Fought for citizen control of growth decisions, not METRO.
  • Required that development pay its own way.
  • Supported cutting your property taxes by 35% to 50%.
  • Returned the largest tax surplus in history to businesses and families.

"When special interests tried to take away your right to participate in growth decisions, I fought back. When professional politicians said we couldn't lower property taxes, I didn't believe them. I'm not afraid to take a stand for what's right and will continue to be your voice in Salem." -Kurt Schrader

KURT SCHRADER
Leadership, Responsibility, Independence
The courage to represent us!

Call Kurt with your concerns:
[503] 266-2432

(This information furnished by Kurt Schrader for State Representative.)

Kurt Schrader has not agreed to limit campaign expenditures for this General Election under ORS 260.180.

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