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Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-OR)

2nd term Democrat from Oregon.


Residence: Portland

Marital Status: Married (Mary Sorteberg)

Prev. Occupation: Business Owner, Budget Analyst

Prev. Political Exp.: OR House, 1999-2009; US Senate, 2009-present

Education: BA Stanford University, 1979; MPA Princeton University, 1982

Birthdate: 10/24/1956

Birthplace: Eugene, OR

Religion: Lutheran

Percentage in Last Election: 56%

Major Opponent: Monica Wehby (R)


Current Elected Office Contact Information

Contact Sen. Jeff Merkley via Web Form.

Website: merkley.senate.gov

Washington, D.C. Office:

313 Hart Senate Office Building,
District of Columbia 20510
Phone: (202) 224-3753
Fax: (202) 228-3997

Portland Office: (more district offices)

121 SW Salmon Street, #1400
Portland, Oregon 97204
Phone: (503) 326-3386
Fax: (503) 326-2900



Current Elected Office Staff Members:

  • Chief of Staff: Michael Zamore
  • Scheduler: Carly Vandegrift
  • Legis. Dir.: Laura Updegrove
  • Comm. Dir.: Ray Zaccaro
  • Child/Family Issues LA: Elvia Montoya
  • Education LA: Elvia Montoya
  • Agriculture LA: Logan Hollers
  • Energy LA: Logan Hollers
  • Environment LA: Logan Hollers
  • Veteran Affairs LA: Matt Squeri
  • Military LA: Matt Squeri
  • Foreign Policy LA: Matt Squeri
  • Health LA: Elvia Montoya
  • Financial Services LA: Lauren Oppenheimer
  • Telecomm LA: Lauren Oppenheimer
  • Tax LA: Lauren Oppenheimer
  • Elections LA: Lauren Oppenheimer


Current Elected Office Bills:

Here is Sen. Jeff Merkley's cosponsorship status on our key legislation. Send Sen. Jeff Merkley a message by clicking in the "Send Message" column.

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Bill Name Cosponsor? Send Message
S.662 - A bill to reform the U.S. postal laws. No Send Message to Sen. Jeff Merkley
S.408 - Bill to Establish Programs to Help Prevent of Underage Drinking.' No Send Message to Sen. Jeff Merkley


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