Mark D Hass

Mark D Hass

Mark D Hass
Secretary of State Candidate


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Occupation: Oregon State Senator

Occupational Background:

  • Journalist
  • Business Manager

Educational Background:

  • Bachelor of Science – University of Oregon
  • Masters of Arts – American University

Prior Governmental Experience:

  • State Representative (2001-2007)
  • State Senator (2007-present)

Community Involvement:

  • National College Promise Advisory Board (appointed by President Obama)
  • Northwest Health Foundation Board
  • Beaverton Library Foundation Board

Mark Hass is a practical progressive who fought for historic investments in education: has a 100% record standing up for women’s choice and LGBTQ rights; is a strong advocate for labor and the environment and will audit state tax dollars to ensure that money is spent properly. 

Campaign Finance and Elections Security

Mark was the chief sponsor of legislation to remove big money from politics and protect our elections from outside interference.

Fixing Education

Mark Hass wrote the law that brings in over $1 billion a year to Oregon schools to reduce class sizes and address the mental health crisis in our schools.

Oregon Promise

“Mark Hass authored the landmark Oregon Promise legislation, providing Oregon high school graduates with two years of free community college. This has been a game changer for Oregon families.” Chair, Multnomah Commissioner Deborah Kafoury

A Champion For Seniors

Senator Hass has always been a leader for seniors. He is responsible for making elder abuse laws in Oregon as strong as they are.” Dr. Jim Davis, Advocate, Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens


“Senator Hass has been tested and strengthened at the Capitol. He is the only one with the experience and the integrity to lead Oregon on day one.” – Former Secretary of State Bill Bradbury

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Sen. Kathleen Taylor
Sen. Pres. Peter Courtney
Sen. Ginny Burdick
Sen. Elizabeth Steiner Hayward
Sen. Chuck Riley
Sen. James Manning
Rep. Jeff Barker
Rep. David Gomberg
Former Ed. Suit. Susan Castillo
Tigard School Board Chair Maureen Wolf
Beaverton School Board Director LeeAnn Larson
Beaverton School Board Donna Tyler
Navi’s a Fai, Pan African Planning Group
Sheila Hamilton, Author 
Betty Reynolds, Clackamas Comm. College Board