- Chuck Thomsen
Chuck Thomsen Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 26th district
Preceded by Rick Metsger Personal details Born January 20, 1957
Hood River, Oregon
Political party Republican Spouse(s) Kristi Profession Orchardist
Charles William "Chuck" Thomsen (born January 20, 1957) is a Republican politician from the US state of Oregon. He currently serves in the Oregon Senate, representing District 26, which includes all of Hood River County and parts of eastern Multnomah County and northeastern Clackamas County.
Early life and career
Thomsen was born in Hood River, Oregon and graduated from Hood River Valley High School and then attended Willamette University, where he graduated with a bachelor's degree in Political Science and Economics. Thomsen returned to Hood River where he worked as an orchardist, raising pears and apples.
Thomsen was appointed to the Hood River Planning Commission in 1990, and then elected to the Hood River County Board of Commissioners in 1994. He was re-elected to the commission four times and served until 2010. In 2010, Thomsen ran for the Oregon State Senate seat hed by Rick Metsger, who vacated the seat to run for Oregon State Treasurer. In the 2010 general election, Thomsen defeated Democrat Brent Barton 53%–47%.
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- ^ a b c "Chuck Thomsen". Project VoteSmart. http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=119275. Retrieved January 12, 2011.
- ^ "2010 Oregon Legislature Election Results". OregonLive.com. http://gov.oregonlive.com/election/2010/Legislature/. Retrieved January 12, 2011.
Members of the Oregon State Senate 76th Legislative Assembly (2011-2012)
President of the Senate: Peter Courtney (D) • President pro Tempore: Ginny Burdick (D) • Majority Leader: Diane Rosenbaum (D) • Minority Leader: Ted Ferrioli (R)
Democratic (16) • Republican (14) • Oregon Legislative Assembly • Oregon House of Representatives • Oregon State Senate
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