State Senator
19TH DISTRICT

CAROLYN OAKLEY
Republican

OCCUPATION: Small Business Owner, Legislator

OCCUPATIONAL BACKGROUND: Educator

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND: Oregon State University, Bachelors of Science

PRIOR GOVERNMENTAL EXPERIENCE: State Representative (1989-present); Chair, North Albany Service District Board; Governor's Task Force on Immigration and Naturalization.

CAROLYN OAKLEY... A COMMUNITY LEADER

Carolyn Oakley has worked hard to improve our community; LBCC Foundation Board, Albany Boys and Girls Club, Albany Christian Women, Albany Historic Tour Committee, Albany Hospital Auxiliary, Linn-Benton Salvation Army, STRIDE Leadership Round Table, Albany Chamber of Commerce, Linn County Criminal Justice Council, Linn-Benton Business Education Compact.

CAROLYN OAKLEY... MAKING EDUCATION A PRIORITY

Carolyn Oakley is committed to improving our educational system. Carolyn fought to ensure education was funded at historic levels while returning over $600 million in over-collected taxes. Carolyn will continue to lead the fight to ensure state government dollars end up where they belong ­ in the classroom.

CAROLYN OAKLEY... COMMITMENT TO OUR COMMUNITY

Carolyn has proven she listens and works to solve problems. With her leadership, welfare rolls have been reduced by 56%, funding was secured for OSU's School of Veterinary Medicine and health care has been improved through passage of the "Patient Protection Act." Our workers' compensation system has also improved, assuring better benefits for the seriously injured worker, while reducing rates for small businesses.

CAROLYN OAKLEY... REDUCING GOVERNMENT WASTE

Carolyn Oakley will continue to fight to limit the ability of state agencies to create layers of bureaucratic red tape through their creation of unnecessary administrative rules. Government must not be allowed to place such a heavy burden on its citizens that it hinders their everyday lives.

CAROLYN OAKLEY... TOUGH ON CRIME

Carolyn Oakley believes we need to send a clear message to criminals ­ if you do the crime, you will do the time. Carolyn has supported stiffer penalties for criminals, advocated for the Oak Creek Juvenile Justice Center that serves our community, and voted for crime victims' rights.

ELECT CAROLYN OAKLEY

EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP THAT SOLVES PROBLEMS

(This information furnished by Carolyn Oakley.)

Carolyn Oakley has agreed to limit campaign expenditures for this General Election under ORS 260.180 but is not bound by that agreement because an opponent for this election has not agreed to limit expenditures or has exceeded the applicable spending limit.

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