Oregon

Oregon is a U.S. state with two senators in the United States Senate and five representatives in the United States House of Representatives.

Each state elects two senators for staggered 6-year terms. Senators represent the entire state. Oregon’s senators are:

Senior Senator

Ron Wyden

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 1, 1996
Next Election: 2016
Junior Senator

Jeff Merkley

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Next Election: 2020

The United States is divided into 435 congressional districts, each with a population of about 710,000 individuals. Each district elects a representative to the House for a two-year term. Representatives are also called congressmen/congresswomen.

Oregon’s representatives are:

1st District

Suzanne Bonamici

Democrat
Took Office: Feb 7, 2012
Clatsop County, Washington County, Yamhill ...
2nd District

Greg Walden

Republican
Took Office: Jan 6, 1999
Harney County, Malheur County, Lake ...
3rd District

Earl Blumenauer

Democrat
Took Office: May 21, 1996
Mount Hood Village, Gresham and ...
4th District

Peter DeFazio

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 6, 1987
Douglas County, Lane County, Linn ...
5th District

Kurt Schrader

Democrat
Took Office: Jan 6, 2009
Tillamook County, Marion County, Lincoln ...