Election 2022

D7 Incumbent Lively: Support, trust = success

Lively JOHN LIVELY, 75 Birthdate: Nov. 30, 1946 Marital status: Married for 47 years Spouse: Tresa, retired elementary teacher Children: Two daughters both graduated from Springfield High School and University of Oregon. … four grandchildren in Springfield Public School Residence Neighborhood: West D Street Online: electjohnlively.com; Facebook: Elect John Lively for[Read More…]

D7 Candidate Huber: Focus on servant leadership

Huber RAIPH HUBER, 23 Birthplace: Eugene, Ore. Marital status: Single  Children: None  Residence neighborhood: Springfield  Online: Facebook.com/RaiphHuberforOregon  Party registration: Republican  Education: 2017, Roseburg High School  Occupation(s): Self employed, Majority Business Owner  Current employer: Rising Phoenix Apparel Inc.  Public sector experience: None Private sector experience: Catholic Community Services, Sourcepoint Mortgage (nonprofit[Read More…]

D7 Candidate Stout: Imagining a better Springfield

Stout ALAN STOUT, 36 Birthplace: Eugene, Ore. Marital status: Married Spouse: Angela, professor of Ethics. Children: Ages 7, 5, 2 and 6 months Residence neighborhood: Thurston Online: alanfororegon.com Party registration: Republican Education: BA, St. Olaf College, 2008, MTS Notre Dame 2013 Occupatio: Sales Manager Current employer: Cedarwood Distribution Public sector[Read More…]

D12 Candidate De Graff: Solving chronic homelessness

De Graff NICOLE DE GRAFF, 48 Birthplace: Arizona Marital status: Married Children: Three kids in elementary and high school Online: Live on Marcola/Springfield line; nicolefororegon.com; facebook.com/nicolefororegon Party registration: Republican Former occupations: Real estate; executive director for non profit; marketing; ranching Elected offices held: PCP Republican party; former school board member[Read More…]

D12 Candidate Emmons: Common sense, logic

Emmons MICHELLE EMMONS, 52 Birthplace: Riverside, Calif. Marital status: Married Spouse: Matt McPharlin, recreation management Children: Four children, all adults Residence neighborhood: Oakridge Online: @oregondirtroaddemocrat, @emmonsfororegon; emmonsfororegon.org Party registration: Democrat Education: University of Oregon, School of Journalism and Communication, BA 1999 Occupations: Small business owner, non-profit program management Current employer: Willamette[Read More…]

D12 Candidate Gowing: Meeting needs of rural residents

Gowing JEFF GOWING, 60 Birthplace: Cottage Grove Marital status: Wife Celia, a finance director Children: Three children; two 34 and one 29, all attended public schools Residence neighborhood: Downtown Cottage Grove Online: jefffororegon.com Party registration: Republican Education: Cottage Grove High graduate and Lane Community College Trade School Occupation: Millwright for[Read More…]

D12 Candidate Conrad: Leading Oregon together

Conrad CHARLIE CONRAD, 49 Birthplace: Corvallis, Ore. Marital status: Married Spouse’s occupation: Lane County Parks Children: One child, 18, Pleasant Hill High School Residence neighborhood: Dexter Online: electcharlieconrad.com; [email protected] Party registration: Republican Education: Bachelor’s degree in wildlife science – OSU 1994; master’s degree in public administration – University of Colorado[Read More…]

D12 Candidate Ledford: Time to change government

Ledford BILLY RAY LEDFORD, 80 Birthplace: Asher, Ark. Marital status: Married Spouse: Interior designer, retired Children: Five adult children, all attended public schools Residence neighborhood: Coburg Bottom Loop Road, 34 years Online: Facebook: br.ledford Party registration: Republican Education: Bachelor of Science degree in general science, Class of 1968 University of[Read More…]

Q&A: D7 candidates Lively, Huber & Stout

Lively, Huber & Stout Editor’s note: With the newly drawn district lines in place, District 7 now contains the entire City of Springfield with the McKenzie River, the Middle Fork Willamette River and Interstate 5 as boundaries. The District 7 state representative seat is held by incumbent John Lively and[Read More…]