Occupation: Assistant City Attorney, City of Salem.
Occupational Background: Prosecutor, Polk and Benton Counties; Family and Juvenile Law Attorney.
Educational Background: Willamette University College of Law, JD; University of Oregon, BA; South Salem HS.
Prior Governmental Experience: Polk Elder Abuse Multi-Disciplinary Team; Counsel to Judiciary Committee, Oregon Legislature.
Family: Wife, Michelle; two sons attending Oregon colleges.
AARON FELTON FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY
EXPERIENCE WE TRUST AND
CHANGE WE NEED TO KEEP FAMILIES SAFE
Aaron Felton, a tough, tested prosecutor and courtroom advocate. He has been an attorney in the Willamette Valley for 14 years. As a Polk County prosecutor, he aggressively investigated, prosecuted, and convicted hundreds of criminals.
As District Attorney, Felton will:
Keep Our Communities Safe
Felton convicted numerous violent offenders, drug dealers, drunk drivers, and identity thieves. He made protecting children his highest priority, aggressively prosecuting cases of child abuse and neglect.
"Aaron is the only candidate in this race with the experience to successfully convict Polk County's most dangerous criminals."
–Mark Bliven, Retired Judge, Dallas
Defend Victims' Rights
Felton will fight for crime victims to ensure they have a voice in the courtroom.
"With Aaron's leadership, law enforcement will have the support they need to fight crime."
–Tim Hinds, Retired Police Officer, Independence City Councilor
Holding Criminals Accountable
Felton will work with and support law enforcement to apprehend and keep criminals off the street.
"His legal experience makes him stand out…That makes Aaron Felton…the best choice" --Statesman Journal, 5/5/08
"Aaron is hard working and sincere. I have found him to have a great deal of integrity to serve as the next District Attorney."
-Roger Lloyd, Retired Police Officer, Independence
TOP LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS ENDORSE FELTON
Walter M. Beglau, Marion County District Attorney
Brad Berry, Yamhill County District Attorney
William B. Porter, Tillamook County District Attorney
Timothy Park, Polk County Deputy District Attorney
Bruce Cheeley, Retired Police Officer, Salem
Oregon Anti-Crime Alliance PAC
More Endorsements: www.aaronfelton.com
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