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Janelle Bynum Endorsed by Every Woman Governor of Oregon

Bynum campaign receives major nod as endorsements stack up

Feb
22
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum Endorses Janelle Bynum for Congress

AG Rosenblum: I am confident that she will continue to be a strong advocate for Oregon families in Congress, and I am honored to endorse her campaign.

Feb
22
2024
PRESS RELEASE

ICYMI: Metro Council President Lynn Peterson Withdraws from Oregon's 5th District Race, Endorses Janelle Bynum in Democratic Primary

Happy Valley, OR – Today, Metro Council President Lynn Peterson announced her decision to suspend her campaign for US Congress and endorse State Representative Janelle Bynum, marking a pivotal moment in Oregon's 5th Congressional District race.

Feb
20
2024
PRESS RELEASE

EMILYs List Endorses Janelle Bynum for Election to Oregon’s 5th Congressional District

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today EMILYs List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed state Rep. Janelle Bynum for election to Oregon’s 5th Congressional District. EMILYs List Interim President Jessica Mackler released the following statement:

Jan
29
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Janelle Bynum Added to DCCC’s Coveted ‘Red to Blue’ Program

Bynum will flip OR-05 blue and help take back the House majority
Today, the DCCC announced that Janelle Bynum has been added to the first round of its highly competitive ‘Red to Blue’ program, signaling that the DCCC is invested in providing Bynum, a top-tier candidate, with the support needed to continue building a winning campaign as she runs for Oregon’s 5th Congressional District. 

Jan
29
2024
PRESS RELEASE

Janelle Bynum Statement on Portland Association of Teachers Strike

HAPPY VALLEY, OR — Today, state Rep. and Democratic congressional candidate Janelle Bynum released the following statement on the ongoing teachers’ strike...

Nov
2
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Governor Tina Kotek Endorses Janelle Bynum in OR-05 

Gov. Kotek: “Janelle is the type of change we need to see in D.C. She’ll give Oregon families the representation they deserve in the halls of Congress.”

Oct
26
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Janelle Bynum Statement on Lori Chavez-DeRemer’s Support for Far-Right Speaker

Chavez-DeRemer Helps Elect Speaker Mike Johnson, an Anti-Abortion, Election-Denying GOP Extremist, Who Pledged to Slash Social Security and Medicare

Oct
25
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Governor Tina Kotek Endorses Janelle Bynum for Congress in Oregon's 5th Congressional District

Today, Oregon Governor Tina Kotek announced her endorsement of State Representative Janelle Bynum in the primary race to take on Lori Chavez-Deremer for Oregon’s 5th Congressional District.

Oct
24
2023
PRESS RELEASE

RECAP: At DPO Forum, Janelle Bynum Shows She’s the Best Candidate to Flip OR-05

HAPPY VALLEY, OR — Today, during the 12th Biennial Oregon Summit’s Congressional District 5 forum, Janelle Bynum demonstrated she’s the only candidate equipped to defeat Republican Congresswoman Lori Chavez-DeRemer.

Oct
21
2023
PRESS RELEASE

ICYMI: Janelle Bynum Leads Democratic Primary in Cash on Hand, Raises $187,589 in Q3, And Adds Distinguished Oregon Leaders to Growing Coalition

OR Treasurer Tobias Read, OR House Speaker Rayfield, OR Majority Leader Julie Fahey Among Leaders Who Enthusiastically Support Bynum for Congress

Oct
16
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Janelle Bynum Adds Distinguished Oregon Leaders to Growing Coalition

OR Treasurer Tobias Read, OR House Speaker Rayfield, OR Majority Leader Julie Fahey Among Leaders Who Enthusiastically Support Bynum for Congress

Oct
13
2023
PRESS RELEASE

Janelle Bynum Statement on Congress Averting a Government Shutdown

Happy Valley, OR Today, upon Congress avoiding a government shutdown, State Rep. and Democratic congressional candidate Janelle Bynum released the following statement:

Sep
30
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

Opinion: Teachers, tacos and good governance — government shutdown lessons from Oregon

State Rep. Janelle Bynum compares the likely shutdown of the federal government, which could begin Sunday, Oct. 1, to the Republican walkout of the 2023 Oregon legislative session.

Sep
29
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

Why This Black Woman Running For Congress In Oregon Could Be A Gamechanger

"I know I'm tucked away in a corner of the country that hardly anybody thinks about, but we are doing big things here... I bridge the gap between opportunity and talent," says Rep. Janelle Bynum

Sep
19
2023
PRESS RELEASE

NewDem Action Fund Endorses Janelle Bynum for Oregon’s Fifth Congressional District

State Representative Janelle Bynum is Running to Defeat GOP Incumbent Lori Chavez-DeRemer and Help Democrats Take Back the Majority in 2024

Aug
16
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

Oregon semiconductor companies gear up for expansion

Oregon has tens of millions to spend on the industry while colleges and other programs offer training opportunities to increase the workforce

Aug
2
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

Oregon Rep. Janelle Bynum will challenge Chavez-DeRemer for Congress seat

Bynum is the highest-profile candidate so far in the 5th Congressional District, which stretches from Portland to Bend

Jun
21
2023
NEWS ARTICLE

Rep. Janelle Bynum Champions Oregon Business and Sets Sights on Strengthening Key Industries

SALEM, Ore. - Today, Representative Janelle Bynum (D-Clackamas County), newly appointed chair of the House Committee on Economic Development and Small Business, invited state and local leaders to discuss ways Oregon can champion businesses of all sizes, expand broadband, bolster the growing semiconductor sector, and support the sports industry. 

Sep
22
2022