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StatesmanJournalminiquestionnairefor2016PrimaryElection

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Yournameaslistedontheballot:DaveStauffer
Age:66
(IfyouragewillchangebeforeMay31,pleaseindicateyourbirthday.Wewanttoensureweuse
accurateagesinpreandpostelectioneditorialsandnewscoverage.)
City/townofresidence:Portland
Politicalparty,ifthisisapartisanoffice:DemocraticParty
Positionyouareseeking(nameofposition,districtnumber,etc.):Governor
Areyoucurrentlyafulltimeresidentwithintheboundariesofthespecificarea(ward,district,
county,etc.)thatyouseektorepresent?Yes

Numberofcurrent,consecutiveyearslivingwithinthedistrictyouseektorepresent:
33
Family(nameofspouse/partner,numberandagesofchildrenifathomeornumberofgrown
children):WifeLauraStauffer,4sons33,30,27,and17(abouttogoawaytocollege).
Youreducation(highschool,trade,college,postbaccalaureate;indicateanydegreesyou
earned):RooseveltHighSchool(Portland),BAUniversityofChicago,MBAUniversityof
Portland,JDNorthwesternSchoolofLawatLewis&ClarkCollge.
Ifemployed,currentoccupation,employerandjobduties:EnvironmentalEngineer,StaufEnt.,
Inc.Ihaveinventedfiveinventionsthatwillgreatlyimprovetheenvironment.
Previousemployersandwhen:20032008StateofOregon,Dept.ofConsumerandBusiness
Services,DivisionofFinanceandCorporateSecurities.19831998PrivatePracticeofLawasan
AttorneyinOregon.
Militaryserviceandwhen:Nomilitaryservice,butIwasaBoyScoutScoutmasterfor18years
andmyfoursonsallbecameEagleScouts.
Volunteer/civic/religiousserviceandwhen:1982present.PortsmouthTrinityLutheranChurch
andPeaceLutheranChurch.
Pleaselistallpublicofficestowhichyouvebeenelected,andwhen:BoardMember,North
PortlandCitizensCommittee1974.
Pleaselistanyunsuccessfulcandidaciesforpublicoffice,andwhen:None
Otherpriorpoliticalandgovernmentexperience:FouryearsastheSecuritiesAnalystforthe
StateofOregon,Dept.ofConsumerandBusinessServices,Div.ofFinanceandCorporate
Securities
FouryearsastheBusinessManageroftheNorthSlopeBoroughSchoolDistrictinBarrow,
Alaska.

IfyouarerunningforapositionthatinvolvesagoverningboardinOregonsuchascity
council,countyboardofcommissioners,LegislatureorStateLandBoardhowmanymeetings
ofthatboardhaveyouattendedinpersonduring2015and2016?Howmanyhaveyouwatched
onlineoronTV,ifapplicable?NA
Howthepubliccanreachyourcampaign(rememberthatthisinformationwillbemadepublic):
Mailaddress:5334NAmherstSt.Portland,OR97203
Emailaddress:staufent@live.com
WebsiteURL:DaveStaufferForGovernorFacebook
Phone:5032851100
Facebook:DaveStaufferForGovernorFacebook
Othersocialmedia:staufent.com
Pleaselimityourresponsetoeachofthefollowingquestionstoabout75words.
1.Toanoutsider,howwouldyoudescribetheregionyouwishtorepresentgeographically,
economically,politicallyandsocially?TheStateofOregonhasadry,barrenwastelandforthe
EasternThirdoftheState.Iwillchangethat.
2.Whatarethepositivesandnegativesofthisregion(ward,district,countyorstate)thatyou
wishtorepresent?ThewesternpartofOregonhasplentyofwater,buttheeasternpartof
Oregonisinneedofwater.
3.Whatspecificskillsandexperiencesdoyoubringtotheposition,especiallyonesthatwould
helpturnthosenegativesintopositives?Ihaveinvented,andappliedforpatentson,five
environmentalinventionsthatwillsendanabundantsupplyofwatertoeasternOregonand
create20,000agriculturaljobs.
4.Whatseparatesyoufromyouropponent(s)?IhaveaplanforeconomicprosperityforOregon.
MyfiveenvironmentalinventionswillsendwatertoeasternOregonaswellasprovidepollution
freeelectricity,floodcontrol,andameanstorestorethefishrunsuptheColumbiaRivertotheir

predamlevelssothatNativescanagainfishtheirhistoricfishingplacesandthefederal
governmentwillpayfortheentirecostbecausetheColumbiaRiverisafederalwaterway.
5.Pleaselistfivespecificaccomplishmentsthatyouhaveachievedinpoliticsorcivicaffairs:
IwasaBoyScoutScoutmasterfor18yearsandguidedmyfoursonstobeEagleScouts.
For15years,IprovidedattorneyservicestothepoorpeopleofnorthPortland.
For4years,Ianalyzedsecurityofferingstodeterminewhetherproposedsecuritiescouldbesold
inOregon.
6.HowmuchwillyourPrimaryElectioncampaigncost?(bespecific)
Atthispoint,Idonotintendtospendmuchmorethanthe$100filingfeeandthe$3,000feefor
mylistingintheVotersGuide.
7.Haveyoueverbeenconvictedofacrime,beendisciplinedbyaprofessionallicensing
board/organizationorhadanethicsviolationfiledagainstyou?Ifso,pleasegivethedetails.
About20yearsago,IwassubjectedtoaproceedingunderOregonRevisedStatute9.529for
ethicalactionsthatoccurredover10yearspriortotheproceeding.Thatstatutespecifically
providesthattheproceedingwasneitheracriminalnoracivilmattersoitdidnotresultina
criminalconvictionnoraciviljudgment.
8.Haveyoueverfiledforbankruptcy,beendelinquentonyourtaxesorothermajoraccounts,or
beensuedpersonallyorprofessionally?Ifso,pleasegivethedetails.
No
9.Whatarethethreemostimportantissuesyouwouldaddressifelected,andhow?(75words
foreachissue)
A.MyinventionswillsendanabundantsupplyofwaterandpollutionfreeelectricitytoMorrow
andUmatillaCounties.
B.Myinventionswillsendanabundantsupplyofwaterandpollutionfreeelectricitytothe
headwatersoftheRogueRiver.
C.Myinventionswillsendanabundantsupplyofwaterandpollutionfreeelectricitytothe
headwatersoftheKlamathRiver.

10.Whatdoyouseeasotherimportantissues?ThedroughtsinCalifornia,Oregon,
Washington,OklahomaandTexas.

11.Whatonlineand/orprintpublicationsdoyouregularlyreadtokeepabreastofissuesinthe
districtyouseektorepresent?TheOregonian.
12.Anyskeletonsinyourclosetorotherpotentiallyembarrassinginformationthatyoushould
disclosebeforeitcomesupinthecampaign?Anything(includinghealthissues)thatwould
affectyourabilitytoserveyourfullterm?Anychangesinyourlifesituationthatare
contemplatedorexpectedbeforetheelectionorbeforeyouwouldtakeoffice?No.
Thankyou.PleasereturnthisquestionnairetotheEditorialBoardasanattachedWorddocumentto
Salemed@StatesmanJournal.combyApril14,2016.