General election for Oregon House District 56
Informed voters seek information on a variety of candidates to make a voting decision. There are many resources available both online and in print. The League of Women Voters always publishes voter information pamphlets prior to General Elections. You may contact the LWV or your local library for a copy.
Oregon Legislative Assembly
The Oregon Legislative Assembly is the state legislature for the state of Oregon. The Legislative Assembly is bicameral. It consists of an upper house, the Oregon State Senate, and a lower house, the Oregon House of Representatives. There are no term limits for either house in the Legislative Assembly.
The legislature is a citizens’ assembly (meaning that most legislators have other jobs.)
Oregon has a Democratic state government trifecta. A trifecta exists when one political party simultaneously holds the governor’s office and majorities in both state legislative chambers.