Ron Wyden

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Ron Wyden
Senior U.S. Senator from Oregon
From: February 5, 1996 – present
Predecessor Bob Packwood
Successor Incumbent (no successor)
Former U.S. Representative from Oregon's 3rd District
From: January 3, 1981 – February 5, 1996
Predecessor Robert Duncan
Successor Earl Blumenauer
Party Democrat
Spouse(s) Laurie Oseran (1979 – 1999)
Nancy Bass
Religion Jewish

Ronald Lee "Ron" Wyden (born 1949) is a senior Democratic United States Senator from Oregon. He previously served as a United States Congressman representing Oregon's 3ed Congressional District from 1980 to 1995. In 1996 he was elected to the Senate and has won every election since then. Wyden is a member of eight senate committees including the Budget Committee, Select Committee on Intelligence, and numerous committees on the environment.[1] Throughout the course of the current Congress, Wyden has voted with a majority of his Democratic colleagues ninety-five percent of the time.[2]


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