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Jeff Merkley's Public Statements on Issue: Campaign Finance and Elections

Full Name: Jeffery 'Jeff' A. Merkley
Office: U.S. Senate (OR) - Jr, Democratic
First Elected: 11/04/2008
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Democratic for U.S. Senate
General Nov. 4, 2014
Primary May 20, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Mary; 2 Children: Jonathan, Brynne
Birth Date: 10/24/1956
Birth Place: Eugene, OR
Home City: Portland, OR
Religion: Christian
Date Title
May 9, 2014 Letter to Thomas Wheeler, Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission - Free and Open Internet
Jan. 9, 2014 Letter to Mary Jo White, Chair of the Securities and Exchange Commission - Disclosure of Corporate Political Spending Should be Part of 2014 Agenda
Nov. 13, 2013 Letter to Secretary John Kerry, State Department - Free and Fair Elections in Honduras
July 16, 2012 Merkley, Colleagues to Hold "Midnight Vigil" on DISCLOSE Act
July 12, 2012 Senators Announce Upcoming Senate Action on the DISCLOSE Act
May 23, 2012 Food and Drug Administration Safety and Innovation Act
April 27, 2012 Senators Applaud New FCC Rule to Make Political Advertising More Transparent
March 21, 2012 Merkley, Senate Colleagues Announce New Legislation to Shine Light on Anonymous Super PAC Spending
March 13, 2012 Senate Democrats from Working Group to Craft New Response to Rise of Super PACS and Unlimited Spending by Outside Groups
Feb. 22, 2012 Letter to Julius Genachowski, Chairman of Federal Communications Commission
Jan. 20, 2012 Merkley Statement on Second Anniversary of Citizens United
Jan. 19, 2012 Letter to Chairwoman Schapiro, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
June 29, 2011 Letter to The Honorable Eric Holder, Attorney General of the United States and The Honorable Mary L. Schapiro, Chairman, Securities and Exchange Commission
Sept. 22, 2010 The Disc
May 4, 2010 Senators Introduce Legislation To Expand Vote By Mail, Save Money and Increase Voter Participation
June 4, 2009 Merkley: Attacks On Vote-By-Mail Have No Place in Employee Free Choice Debate
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