Brent Barton

Brent Barton DEMDemocrat

American politician

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Brent BartonDEMDemocrat American politician
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ORResidence (state)

Brent Barton (born March 11, 1980) is a Democratic politician from the US state of Oregon. He was elected in 2008 to the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 51, which encompasses parts of Clackamas County and Multnomah County, and includes all or part of the cities of Boring, Clackamas, Damascus, Estacada, and Oregon City. In the 2010 election, Barton ran unsuccessfully for the Oregon State Senate, declining to run for reelection to his House seat. In 2012, he ran again for the House, this time defeating Republican Steve Newgard with 51% of the vote. He retired in 2016, and was succeeded by Mark Meek.

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Education6 - 6 of 4
Harvard Law School
JD
Stanford University
BA Political Science / Sociology
1998 - 2002
Stanford University
MA Political Science / Sociology
1998 - 2002
Cambridge University
Degree
Past Positions1 - 4 of 4
Attorney
Barton Law Firm
2010 - Current
Attorney
Perkins Coie, Limited Liability Partnership
2006 - 2010
Teacher
High School Government and Law Courses
Aide
Congresswoman Darleen Hooley
Other Experience1 - 6 of 6
Member
Oregon Ballet Theatre Board of Directors
Member
Oregon Bus Project Board of Directors
Volunteer
Legal Services to Low-Income Clients
Former Member
Legislative Counsel Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives
Former Member
Judiciary Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives
Former Vice Chair
Business and Labor Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives