State Senator
20TH DISTRICT

SCOTT AUSTIN
Republican

OCCUPATION: University Student

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Employee, McDonald's of Pendleton Oregon; Employee, River Avenue McDonald's, Eugene Oregon; Employee, Dairy Queen of McPherson Kansas; currently employed at Burger King, Franklin Blvd., Eugene Oregon.

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Pendleton High School, Pendleton Oregon: Graduated with Honors, 1996. Central College, McPherson Kansas: Fall 1996 through Spring 1997. University of Oregon, Eugene Oregon: Currently attending, Majoring in Political Science and English Literature.

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: None

Who Scott Austin Is:

Scott Austin is a single University Student who believes in the American Dream and the notion of individual liberty, as designed by the Constitution and as declared by the Declaration of Independence. Scott Austin is one of the people, a worker and a common citizen who has decided to make his voice heard in the democratic process here in the state of Oregon.

Education: As the son of a Junior High Math Teacher, Scott Austin knows the importance of education in the market place today, and will fight for a better future for students in the state of Oregon.

Taxes: Scott Austin believes that we need to take a serious look at the tax structure in the state of Oregon. There have been serious proposals to introduce a sales tax. Scott Austin will not support any new taxes unless already existing taxes are removed in place of those proposals. If the legislature wants a sales tax, then Scott Austin says get rid of the income tax!!

Crime: Scott Austin believes in personal responsibility and choices. If you do the crime, you do the time. It's time we stopped pussy-footing around this issue. We need to stop looking for excuses and start taking responsibility for our individual choices!

(This information furnished by Scott Austin.)

Scott Austin has not agreed to limit campaign expenditures for this General Election under ORS 260.180.

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