Greg Walden

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Greg Walden
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U.S. Representative from Oregon's 2nd District
From: January 3, 1999 – present
Predecessor Bob Smith
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former State Senator from Oregon's 28th District
From: January 1995 – January 1997
Predecessor Wes Cooley
Successor Ted Ferrioli
Former State Representative from Oregon's 56th District
From: January 1989 – January 1995
Predecessor Wayne Fawbush
Successor Bob Montgomery
Information
Party Republican
Spouse(s) Mylene Walden
Religion Episcopalian[1]

Gregory Paul “Greg” Walden (born January 10, 1957, age 63) represents Oregon's second congressional district in the U.S. House of Representatives. A Republican, he is a member of the Republican Main Street Partnership, a coalition of moderate Republicans in Congress. Walden's district encompasses the eastern portion of the state, including the cities of Hood River, The Dalles, Pendelton, Baker, LaGrande, Burns, and Ashland. He was first elected to Congress in 1998, and is the only Republican in the Oregon Congressional delegation.

U.S. House of Representatives

Walden voted in favor of the far-left Equality Act.[2]

Walden opposed[3] and voted against the impeachment coup brought against Donald Trump.[4]

Rep. Walden has spoken out against the danger of mail-in voting.[5]

Walden announced in October 2019 that he would not seek re-election in the 2020 U.S. House elections.[6]

In late July 2020, Rep. Walden voted in favor of removing Civil War-era statues.[7]

On September 17, 2020, Rep. Walden voted in favor of a bill sponsored by far-left Democrat Grace Meng to condemn the use of the term "Chinese virus" as being "racist".[8]

Political positions

Overall being somewhat conservative with globalist leanings, Walden opposes spending bills and illegal immigration though supports free trade.[9]

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