Khanh Pham

Race: Senate
District: 23


Occupation: State Representative

Occupational Background: Community Organizer; Director, Oregon Just Transition Alliance

Educational Background: Lewis & Clark College, BA; Portland State University, MA, Urban Studies

Prior Governmental Experience: Governor’s Environmental Equity Committee, Oregon Commission on Asian & Pacific Islander Affairs

With your support, I helped deliver big wins in my first term:

  • Secured $185 million to make 82nd Ave a safer, more walkable and connected street
  • Passed 100% clean electricity standard by 2040, creating good jobs and discounted utility bills for low-income households
  • Created Office of Immigrant and Refugee Advancement, $18 million for Afghan families resettling to Oregon
  • Authored Voting access bill for online translations of voter pamphlet statements
  • Expanded the anti-poverty Earned Income Tax Credit to tax filers regardless of immigration status
  • Championed $2 million investment for state Bias Crimes hotline, victim support, and data collection
  • Enshrined Renters’ Rights to Cooling and won $46 million for heat pumps and cooling shelters to protect Oregonians from extreme heat

As your State Representative, I will fight for:

Bold Climate Action and Environmental Justice

  • Transition from fossil fuels and Build renewable energy infrastructure
  • Invest in energy efficient homes and buildings for healthier communities
  • Create good-paying jobs as we build public/active transportation

A Healthy and Inclusive Democracy

  • Campaign finance reform
  • Strengthening bias and hate response
  • Full funding for education- preschool through college/trades

An Economy Focused on Care for People over Profit

  • Invest in affordable housing, community land trusts, and expanded access to homeownership
  • Access to quality and universal healthcare, including abortion and reproductive health services
  • State public bank to reinvest Oregon profits to meet local needs

Khanh’s Endorsers Include:

APANO; Latino Network Action Fund; Northwest Carpenters Union;
Oregon AFL-CIO; Oregon Education Association; Oregon Nurses Association;
Oregon League of Conservation Voters; Portland Association of Teachers;
Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon; SEIU Oregon; Sunrise PDX;
U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer; Portland City Commissioner JoAnn Hardesty;
State Senator Michael Dembrow; Metro Councilor Duncan Hwang;
Multnomah County Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson

(This information furnished by Friends of Khanh Pham.)