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Earl Blumenauer's Biography

Office: U.S. House (OR) - District 3, Democratic

Contact Information

911 Northeast 11th Avenue
Suite 200
Portland, OR 97232

1111 Longworth House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515

Full Name:

Earl Blumenauer




Wife: Margaret; 2 Children: Jon, Anne

Birth Date:


Birth Place:

Portland, OR

Home City:

Portland, OR


Non-denominational Protestant

JD, Northwestern School of Law Lewis and Clark College, 1976

BA, Political Science, Lewis and Clark College, 1970

Representative, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 1996-present

Candidate, United States House of Representatives, District 3, 2018

Commissioner of Public Works, Portland City Council, 1986-1995

Candidate, Mayor of Portland, 1992

Commissioner, Multnomah County Commission, 1978-1986

Candidate, Portland City Council, 1980

Representative, Oregon State House of Representatives, District 3, 1973-1978

Member, Bosnia Caucus, present

Member, Caucus to Control and Fight Methamphetamine, present

Member, Coalition on Adoption, present

Member, Congressional Animal Protection Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Asian and Pacific American Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Land Conservation Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Progressive Caucus, present

Member, Congressional Urban Caucus, present

Member, Democratic Caucus Congressional Taskforce on Seniors, present

Member, Fitness Caucus, present

Member, High Performance Building, present

Member, Historic Preservation Caucus, present

Member, House Oceans Caucus, present

Member, Human Rights Commission, present

Member, Internet Caucus, present

Member, Korea Caucus, present

Member, LGBT Equality Caucus, present

Member, Library of Congress Caucus, present

Member, National Guard and Reserve Component Caucus, present

Member, National Service Caucus, present

Member, Neuroscience Caucus, present

Member, Quality Care Caucus, present

Member, Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Caucus, present

Member, Small Brewers Caucus, present

Member, Sustainable Energy and Environment Coalition, present

Member, The Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Caucus, present

Member, Wild Salmon Caucus, present

Member, Wine Caucus, present

Co-Chair, Army Corps Reform Caucus

Founder, Bike Caucus

Chair, Bike Caucus

Former Member, City/Suburb/Rural Transit Caucus

Former Member, Congressional Arts Caucus

Former Member, Congressional Caucus on Hellenic Issues

Member, Congressional Human Trafficking Caucus

Member, Diabetes Caucus

Member, Governor's Commission on Higher Education

Former Member, Greenscissors Caucus

Former Member, House Sustainable Development Caucus

Co-Chair, House Trails Caucus

Former Vice Chair, Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Congressional Caucus

Former Co-Chair, Livable Communities Task Force

Founder, Livable Communities Task Force

Former Member, New Democrat Coalition

Former Member, Oversight Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Co-Chair, Public Broadcasting Caucus

Former Member, Social Security Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

Member, Sustainable Development Caucus

Former Member, Tax Policy Subcommittee, United States House of Representatives

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

Assistant, President, Portland State University, 1970-1977

Board Member, National Civic League

Member, Oregon Environmental Council

Member, Oregon Public Broadcasting

Member, Transportation Committee, National League of Cities

Member, Board of Directors, Portland Community College, 1975-1981

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Priority Issues:

Saving Public Broadcasting

Rebuilding and Renewing America

End of Life Care

Marijuana Reform

Fixing A Broken Government

Protecting Taxpayers

Clean Water, Not Nuclear Weapons