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Suzanne BonamiciDEMDemocrat United States Representative, OR-1
67
Years of Age
15
Years of Experience
ORResidence (state)

Suzanne Marie Bonamici (BONN-ə-MEE-chee; born October 14, 1954) is an American lawyer and politician serving as the U.S. representative for Oregon's 1st congressional district, a seat she was first elected to in a 2012 special election. The district includes most of Portland west of the Willamette River, as well as all of Yamhill, Columbia, Clatsop, and Washington counties. A Democrat, Bonamici represented the 17th district in the Oregon State Senate from 2008 to 2011. She was first elected to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2006.

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Campaign Funding

20
18
$939,393
Total Raised
$746,671
Total Spent
$458,749
Cash on Hand
Top Industries  (1 - 4 of 10) View All Industries
99%
Lawyers/Law Firms$77,212
73%
Misc Manufacturing & Distributing$57,265
64%
Health Professionals$50,058
59%
Public Sector Unions$46,000
47%
Retired$36,348
46%
Electronics Mfg & Equip$35,559
39%
Insurance$30,065
35%
Retail Sales$27,661
31%
Lobbyists$24,009
30%
Building Trade Unions$23,500
Direct campaign contributions grouped by the industry industry of each donor/PAC.
Financial Data Source: Center for Responsive Politics
Education5 - 5 of 3
University of Oregon School of Law
JD
1983
School of Journalism, University of Oregon
BA Journalism
1980
Lane Community College
AA Legal Assistant Program
1978
Past Positions1 - 7 of 7
Representative
United States House of Representatives, Oregon
2012 - Current
Senator
Oregon State Senate
2008 - 2011
Representative
Oregon State House of Representatives
2006 - 2008
Former Assistant Majority Leader
Oregon State Senate
Legislative Assistant
Oregon State House of Representatives
2001
Attorney
Credit Practices Division, Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
Legal Assistant
Lane County Legal Aid Service
Other Experience1 - 52 of 52
Member
Board of Directors, Northwest Children's Theater and School
Vice Chair
Beaverton Education Foundation
Volunteer
Classroom Law Project
Member
Citizens for School Support
Member
Site Council
Member
Advisory Board, Meet Will Shakespeare
Member
Parent Teacher Organization
Member
Local School Committee
Member
Citizens for Beaverton Schools
President
Parent Teacher Organization
Volunteer
Art Literacy
Volunteer
Full Esteem Ahead
Co-Founder
Science, Technology, Engineering, Art/Design, Math Caucus (STEAM)
Current
Member
Rare Disease Congressional Caucus
Current
Member
House Specialty Crops Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional TRIO Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Ports Opportunity, Renewal, Trade, and Security (PORTS) Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Mental Health Caucus
Current
Member
House Bike Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Pro-Choice Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on Homelessness
Current
Member
LGBT Equality Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Manufactured Housing Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Humanities Caucus
Current
Member
Civility Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Small Business Caucus
Current
Member
Northwest Energy Caucus
Current
Member
House Small Brewers Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional General Aviation Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on Foster Youth
Current
Member
Congressional Career and Technical Education Caucus
Current
Member
Community College Caucus
Current
Member
Financial and Economic Literacy Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional STEM Education Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Progressive Caucus
Current
Member
Bi-partisan Cystic Fibrosis Caucus
Current
Member
Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission
Current
Member
Medical Technology Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on Access to Capital and Credit
Current
Member
Congressional Arts Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Hazards Caucus
Current
Member
Congressional Coalition on Adoption
Current
Member
Congressional Caucus on Wild Salmon
Current
Former Member
Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight (Science, Space, and Technology), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Subcommittee on Environment (Science, Space and Technology), United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Research & Technology Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Early Childhood, Elementary, and Secondary Education Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Former Member
Education and the Workforce Committee, United States House of Representatives
Former Ranking Minority Member
Environment Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives
Member
Congressional Progressive Caucus, present