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Earl BlumenauerDEMDemocrat United States Representative, OR-3
74
Years of Age
48
Years of Experience
ORResidence (state)

Earl Francis Blumenauer (BLOOM-ə-nowər; born August 16, 1948) is an American lawyer, author, and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Oregon's 3rd congressional district since 1996. The district includes most of Portland east of the Willamette River. A member of the Democratic Party, Blumenauer previously spent over 20 years as a public official in Portland, including serving on the Portland City Council from 1987 to 1996, when he succeeded Ron Wyden in the U.S. House of Representatives. Wyden was elected to the U.S. Senate after Bob Packwood resigned.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$1,470,602
Total Raised
$1,608,099
Total Spent
$892,433
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Health Professionals$117,164
78%
Insurance$92,213
65%
Construction Services$77,361
64%
Real Estate$75,435
63%
Lawyers/Law Firms$74,260
52%
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$61,196
50%
Railroads$59,000
47%
Retired$55,882
40%
Securities & Investment$47,025
40%
Health Services/HMOs$46,880
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.

Largest Contributors

Funding generally from an organization's PAC or its members/employees. Organizations did not donate directly.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
Lewis & Clark College
Bachelor of Arts
1976
Centennial High School
1966
Lewis & Clark Law School
Past Positions1 - 5 of 5
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Oregon
1996 - Current
Commissioner of Public Works
Portland City Council
1986 - 1995
Commissioner
Multnomah County Commission
1978 - 1986
Representative
Oregon State House of Representatives
1973 - 1978
Assistant
President, Portland State University
1970 - 1977
Other Experience1 - 61 of 61
Member
Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition
Current
Member
Coalition on Adoption
Current
Member
High Performance Building
Current
Member
Human Rights Commission
Current
State Campaign Co-Chair
Barack Obama Presidential Campaign
2008
Organizer
John Kerry Presidential Campaign
2004
Member
Board of Directors, Portland Community College
1975 - 1981
Board Member
National Civic League
Member
Oregon Environmental Council
Former Co-Chair
Livable Communities Task Force
Former Member
New Democrat Coalition
Founder
Livable Communities Task Force
Member
Transportation Committee, National League of Cities
Member
Oregon Public Broadcasting
Member
Governor's Commission on Higher Education
Member
Congressional Animal Protection Caucus
Current
Member
Internet Caucus
Current
Member
Korea Caucus
Current
Member
Small Brewers Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Urban Caucus
Current
Member
Democratic Caucus Congressional Taskforce on Seniors
Current
Member
Congressional Asian and Pacific American Caucus
Current
Member
The Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Caucus
Current
Member
Wine Caucus
Current
Member
Quality Care Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Land Conservation Caucus
Current
Member
Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus
Current
Member
House Oceans Caucus
Current
Member
LGBT Equality Caucus
Current
Member
Historic Preservation Caucus
Current
Member
Library of Congress Caucus
Current
Member
National Service Caucus
Current
Member
Wild Salmon Caucus
Current
Member
Caucus to Control and Fight Methamphetamine
Current
Member
Bosnia Caucus
Current
Member
National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus
Current
Member
Fitness Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Progressive Caucus
Current
Member
Neuroscience Caucus
Current
Member
Budget Committee, United States House of Representatives
2007 - 2012
Vice-Chair
Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, United States House of Representatives
2007 - 2010
Member
Foreign Affairs Committee, United States House of Representatives
2001 - 2007
Member
Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, United States House of Representatives
1996 - 2007
Chair
House Education and Revenue Committee, Oregon State House of Representatives
1977 - 1978
Co-Chair
Public Broadcasting Caucus
Co-Chair
Army Corps Reform Caucus
Member
Sustainable Development Caucus
Member
Diabetes Caucus
Chair
Bike Caucus
Co-Chair
House Trails Caucus
Former Member
Congressional Arts Caucus
Former Member
City/Suburb/Rural Transit Caucus
Former Member
Social Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Tax Policy Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Greenscissors Caucus
Former Member
Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues
Former Member
Oversight Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
House Sustainable Development Caucus
Former Vice Chair
Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Congressional Caucus
Founder
Bike Caucus
Member
Congressional Human Trafficking Caucus