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I’m Alan Bates, an Oregon State Senator from Southern Oregon who wants to bring people together to find common sense solutions.

As your State Senator, I’ll help small businesses grow and get people back to work, increase school funding so we can reduce class sizes and restore lost school days, and make government work better for everyone. As a family physician, a former school board member and a state senator, I care deeply about Southern Oregon and I’ll work tirelessly to represent our priorities in the State Senate.

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Bates_Headshot_SquareDr. Alan Bates is an Oregon State Senator from Jackson County (District 3) serving Medford, Talent, Phoenix, Jacksonville, Applegate, Ruch and Ashland. He was first elected to the Senate in 2004 and had previously served in the State House of Representatives from 2001 to 2004.

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Jennefer JohnsonSenator Bates, I voted for you, and felt great about it, having had the opportunity to meet you. I was struck by your intelligence, integrity, and honest nature. I must say, after hearing your testimony in Salem that confirms your support for Amendment 3 to remove the Philosophical and Religious exemption to vaccines, I am very concerned. I feel this is a gross overstep that violates our rights to give informed consent for all medical procedures with the assumption that we will not be punished by our government. It is a slippery slope, and the wrong way to go about increasing vaccine compliance. Please focus on public health education, instead of taking away families' rights.6 days ago   ·  26
Jennifer MargulisYour constituents appreciate your hard work. We are also united in our opposition of SB-442-3. Please stop this bill. It is a harm to Southern Oregon. It goes against everything this country is founded on and everything you stand for. We need to educate people about vaccines. Not force medical procedures on other people's children.5 days ago   ·  20
Jasmyne ElizabethDear Senator Bates, I recently voted for you, but I am very disheartened to hear that you are supporting SB 442. If passed this bill will take away our medical freedom. I am a social studies teacher, and every term, I teach my students that we live in a great country where our civil liberties are protected under the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. I tell them about how our founding fathers were intent on creating a government where those in power could not overreach or impose their views on individual citizens. If this bill passes, those civil liberties that they were trying to protect go out the window, and the government gets to mandate the health care decisions for MY children. Vaccines have not been proven safe. The inserts on the vaccines themselves warn of their possible dangers. If there is risk involved in a medical treatment it should be MY right to give informed consent or to refuse treatment. I do not want to live in a country where the government mandates such important and possibly life changing decisions. We are counting on you as our representative to hear us calling out for protection and help. We are depending on you to do the right thing here and vote NO on SB 442. Thank you for your time.4 days ago   ·  18
Liz SchmidtSenator Bates, I voted for you too, but I agree with Jennefer Johnson. To give informed consent to medical procedures is a basic right we have as Americans, Oregonians, and human beings; and I will not be forced to play Russian Roulette with my child. The media says adverse vaccine reactions are rare, but in addition to knowing several families whose children have had serious adverse vaccine reactions, I've personally been afflicted by two rare life-threatening illnesses that have altered my life in very significant ways -- the first caused by exposure to toxic chemicals and the second as a result of the first; so to say that adverse reactions are rare...be that one in 1,000, one in 100,000, or even one in a million, is not a valid argument for taking away my right to decline. Please do not support this Draconian legislation that would take away parents' right to research and decide what is in the best interest of their children. Also, we are not in a state of medical emergency, and for the Senate Committee On Health Care to declare an emergency in order to fast track this legislation is cause for citizen revolt. I will do everything in my power to let voters know which senators support this bill.3 days ago   ·  17
Sophia MichaelSenator Bates, I have always heard you mentioned in a positive light. Your constituents are so proud to have you representing them. I ask that you please think about your position on amendment -3, and trust those who elected you to do the right thing for our society. The education modules haven't been in effect for even a year, so we cannot assess the benefit of their use yet. Instead of looking at Oregon's exemption rate (which is misleading since it is a catch-all for those who may just be missing one shot), please look at Oregon's vaccination rate for kids throughout the state. We are in substantial compliance! Due to a severe adverse reaction, we are working closely with our physician to vaccinate carefully, as to avoid any future reactions. Please do not ban my sweet children from the public school that they love! It is not their fault that their bodies cannot confirm to the CDC schedule to a "t". Please trust that your constituents, and the citizens of Oregon will do the right thing. Education, not punitive mandates, is the ethical approach for reaching parents. Thank you for your time.3 days ago   ·  15
Stephanie Reid BuckleyI voted for you as well, Senator Bates - I am very disheartened to see that you are supporting SB-422-3. I strongly believe in every parents' right to make their own decisions regarding vaccination for their children. I have carefully researched every vaccine & made informed choices for my family. My children have received some of the vaccinations, but not all. I would like to ask that you please reconsider your support of this bill. Thank you.3 days ago   ·  11
Treasure RoyaleDear Senator Bates, I know you are welcoming "Angry emails" from your constituents, However, I feel that the actual fact that you will have blood on your hands for voting for SB 442 might be something to consider. Are you prepared to be vilified by History? fox4kc.com/2015/02/24/excelsior-springs-woman-left-with-permanent-brain-injuries-after-vaccinations/4 days ago   ·  7
Brian ComnesWhen will they speak out against the Jordan Cove LNG export facility and the LNG PIPELINE running through their County???4 weeks ago   ·  7
Bob SextonTwo champions for "the folks at home"!!!4 weeks ago   ·  8
Treasure RoyaleDear Senator Bates, Please consider that Mississippi ranks LAST in Health in the US. Do you REALLY wan to be responsible for making Oregon more like Mississippi??? www.americashealthrankings.org/states4 days ago   ·  6
Sean GordonSenator, I have talked to and noticed many people here in Southern Oregon who not only voted for you but have put their precious life energy into campaigning for you, and are more than a little concerned that you are supporting the extreme infringement of the medical rights of our families and children. I can hardly conceive of legislation that would be more directly harmful to future Oregonians! Such legislation could never be justified even in a true emergency. I am ashamed that you do not appear to know your oath to serve and protect the Oregon and Federal Constitutions, and are acting in direct opposition to it. (there is a very ugly word for that, it begins with a T) Please reverse course.3 days ago   ·  6
Leah CatesI voted for you senator, and I am disheartened to know that you are supporting SB 442-3. I am a registered nurse and I feel it is the right of every human to receive information about every health choice they make and to be able to consent for medical treatment. It doesn't make medical sense to prescribe a blanket prescription for everybody, medicine doesn't work like that. Mandating health care takes away the right of patient to consent. It's time for better research, safer medication and above all, medical freedom. I trust you will make the ethically correct choice.2 days ago   ·  3
Mary Alionis...and one more question: what is the point of the inserts in vaccinations, listing risks and side effects if we are mandated to do them? Is this to give us something to worry about?6 days ago   ·  12
Mary AlionisSenator, I have a few questions for you, How do you plan to handle parents of a vaccine injured child? Will their other children need to be vaccinated if they show no medical condition listed? How about the vaccine injured child, if parents cannot bring themselves to allow additional vaccinations and they do not qualify for a waiver, will you ban them from schools, therapy centers, other public children's places? If vaccines are safe how come we have set up the vaccine injury compensation fund? How can you justify a mandate for a child to undergo a medical procedure with stated risk? Do you consider threat of withholding of public services, community-based education, access to most public children's spaces, to be a form of coercion with regard to medical treatment? How do you feel about the Nuremberg Code?6 days ago   ·  11
Joanna Wnorowski-PecoraroIt is actually your responsibility to take our input not just to do solely what you think is best. We are not your children. I have grown children. I am middle aged. I am not a hysteric, non educated & have a science background. I come from people who survived Hitler & escaped communism. I want my constitutional rights to be respected ' will vote in the future accordingly2 days ago   ·  2
Joanna Wnorowski-PecoraroWe love you guys & we voted for you. Please represent us & our views too2 days ago   ·  2
Liz SchmidtThe AMA's Code of Medical Ethics statement is very clear: "physicians must honor" the policy of informed consent. In fact, the AMA describes this as "a basic policy in both ethics and law" and only makes exception if the patient "is unconscious" or if harm from failure to treat "is imminent." Mandatory vaccine interventions are conducted in total violation of this code of ethics. Most unvaccinated children are in a state of perfect health, with no symptoms and no active disease. There is no "imminent" risk of harm from "failure to treat." Please stop SB 442-3!2 days ago   ·  2
Jennifer FurbushSenator Bates, I'm highly disappointed that you are planning to support an amendment to bill SB 442 that would strip Oregon parents of their right to make informed medical decisions regarding their children. You seem to think there is a real need for such a desperate measure; yet there are no epidemics of infectious disease in Oregon nor has there been for decades. A public awareness campaign would be a more effective and more ethical, American way to express your concerns about "low" vaccination rates to the public (although our rates are actually quite high). Coercing parents into invasive medical procedures that carry a real risk against that parents' wishes is a violation of civil liberties. As the bill stands it allows parents to decide along with their healthcare practitioner what is in the child's best interest. It is not up to you nor the State to usurp the natural right of the parent nor supercede the authority of their personal doctors. You are displaying outlandishly unAmerican sentiments when you presume that the state has the right to force medical procedures on the children of Oregon regardless of parents' wishes or concerns. Mandating 49 doses of 14 vaccines just so a child can attend kindergarten is not the answer to any public health crisis and certainly not to a non-existent one that was utterly made up by the mainstream media.2 days ago   ·  2
Lisa S ChildsPlease sign and share this petition to Governor John Kitzhaber Oregon to register a resounding no to the Jordan Cove pipeline project by Canadian owned company, Verezen. Seventy one percent of Oregonians want clean renewable energy. Solar World is headquartered in Hillsboro Oregon, let's stay on this track for clean renewable energy. www.credomobilize.com/petitions/no-jodan-cove-liquid-natural-gas-lng-pipeline-in-southern-oregon3 weeks ago   ·  2
Jamie HicknerSenator Bates, I am fully-vaccinated and my four-year-old daughter is fully-vaccinated, but I do NOT support SB-442-3. I am very concerned about our low rate of vaccine participation locally, but this law is NOT the answer. We need more education about what the real risks of vaccines are, and we need to respect the rights of all parents to decide what medicine to give their children (within reason, of course). I don't ever want to see a return of polio, and I am gravely concerned about the threats posed by measles, whooping cough, and other preventable childhood diseases. However, I am more concerned about what this law represents (a loss of civil liberties) and about its potential long-term consequences (e.g., parents deciding to homeschool their children rather than be compelled to have their child injected with something that they believe will cause harm). Let's have an active education campaign and forgo forced vaccinations--because, truly, the prospect of forced vaccinations (vaccinate or lose access to our public education system) reminds me of the Nazi regime and of our country's own history of forced sterilizations (e.g., see recent reparations in Virginia and North Carolina), the Tuskegee Institute's syphilis experiments, etc. Let's not open another ugly chapter in American history!24 hours ago   ·  1
Susan BizeauNeed your help in opposing LNG pipeline! !4 weeks ago   ·  1
Patrice Fernandez LowesSenator Bates, I trust that by now you have read and considered the many reasons why mandatory vaccines are a bad idea. This blanket approach to attempt to achieved public health will fail. Parents who have delayed and/or partially vaccinated have done so armed with a great deal of thought, research and education. We are well informed and deeply rooted in our beliefs in what is right for our families. Some of us also have children with genetically compromised physiology that have already been harmed by vaccines. If passed this would either deprive many children from their right to an education, drive families from the state or in some cases continue to impair the health of our children. As you know, informed consent to medical procedures is our right, and is also stated in the AMA code of ethics. I trust you will change the course of this devastating legislation.1 day ago   ·  1
Mary AlionisDIscrimination: the grant by statute of particular privileges to a class arbitrarily designated from a sizable number of persons, where no reasonable distinction exists between the favored and disfavored classes. Federal laws, supplemented by court decisions, prohibit discrimination in such areas as employment, housing, voting rights, education, and access to public facilities. They also proscribe discrimination on the basis of race, age, sex, nationality, disability, or religion.1 week ago   ·  4
Janet GreekSo glad you two have our backs!!!!3 weeks ago

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Jennifer MargulisPreserving family rights and the freedom to choose how and when all of Oregon's children are vaccinated. Please know that the vast majority of your constituents are against SB-442-3. We love and support you and appreciate all your hard work. I know you are a thoughtful person. Please represent us as our lawmaker and vote no on this bill if it passes out of committee. Which I hope it does not.5 days ago   ·  9
Leta Kerns-WellockHappy you will continue to work for us.1 month ago   ·  5
Mark J MarshowskyFinancial resposibility by fellow citizens and goverment spending- to include drug testing for persons receiving financial aid.1 month ago   ·  5
Torrey Bylescongratulations, and, please help stop the natural gas pipeline through Southern Oregon (Pacific Connector Pipeline, Jordan Cove Terminal in Coos Bay). Not only environmentally bad (regionally: pipes leak; and globally: Oregon aiding and abetting carbon into the atmosphere), but it is a bad deal ($10s of millions locally in taxes and wages; $100s of millions and billions to foreign companies). Also, another example of miscarriage of democracy and the public decision process: big corporations run things, if this thing passes.1 month ago   ·  3
Christopher BriscoeThrilled that you'll be continuing your great work1 month ago   ·  3
Rachel AldrichBan the use of GMOs! Please, please, please!1 month ago   ·  3
Juli Di ChiroEducation! Especially reinvesting in higher education. The price of a college education at a state school is out of reach for many young people.1 month ago   ·  3
Jolie JohnsonEducation, jobs and health care.1 month ago   ·  2
Camila ThorndikeA livable future for my generation and all to come - we need your leadership behind a carbon price and full revenue return to Oregonians!1 month ago   ·  2
Kyla DuncanFathers who don't pay their full or any child support but can afford toys for themselves. There needs to be penalties. They know if they make a small payment nothing will be done.1 month ago   ·  2
Teresa SafayEducation, free community college, and/or free education in exchange for post college work. Follow Jackson County's lead on banning farming of GMO's1 month ago   ·  2
Treasure RoyaleDear Senator Bates, PLEASE consider the HUMAN sacrifices you are conceding, IF you vote for SB442-3. You will have Blood on your hands. Are you prepared to be vilified by History? www.naturalnews.com/048530_flu_shot_CDC_vaccine_death.html4 days ago
Treasure RoyaleAre you prepared to be Vilified by History if you vote for SB 442-3? healthimpactnews.com/2014/gardasil-vaccine-one-more-girl-dead/4 days ago
Heidi WackerMaintaining medical freedom and family rights. Please listen to your constituents and oppose SB 442.4 days ago
Liz SchmidtTo give informed consent to medical procedures is a basic human right. The legislature does not have the right to take away our freedom to evaluate and choose what is best for ourselves and our children. You are supposed to represent your constituents...do not support SB442 or we will not support you.3 days ago
Timber Hart-MarchMy husband and are are embarrassed and saddened that we voted for you! Shame on you for trying to take away a patents right to chose what medical procedures is safe for their child. We will over out of state before we let you or anyone else poison our children for the sake of another child.4 days ago
Heather MayOh great maybe you will take more Oregonian's jobs away! Keep building those bridges to nowhere!6 days ago
Tosha EmptageDear Senator, I believe in you. I would feel a great sense of betrayal if after you being sworn in to serve, you would then turn around and take away my medical freedom and the right to consent! SB-442 is NOT about vaccines, it's about MY parental right to consent to medical procedures. Please understand that I know literally dozens of parents, and concerned citizens that are OPPOSED to this bill, per the one that doesn't care either way. I implore you to do the right thing and keep Oregon a FREE state in the great FREE America. This bill directly affects every family, it's not about vaccines, its about freedom. We believed in you on election day, now believe in us to make the right decision for our kids! The only way to have safe and healthy kids is to keep medical freedom, and the right to informed consent, to the individual family.1 day ago
Stefani SeffingerSupporting the middle class it is the backbone of our country1 month ago
Dawn HuttlHow about asking pharmaceutical companies to recycle Styrofoam. Most do but not all. The one that needs a push IS vfc the state needs a little nudg1 month ago
Martin Lentzclimate change1 month ago
Dennis A DeschampsGood paying direct higher jobs for Oregonians and getting our Middle Class back.1 month ago
Victoria LawHealthcare and Insurance. I don't know why Cover Oregon was so criticized. For people like me who own their own business, we could finally get healthcare. The federal plan has much less coverage and much higher deductibles.1 month ago
Liz ToyGot my W2, and as a low wage part time worker, the money withheld by Oregon was 4 times that of federal withholding. Time to adjust those tax brackets, and make the folks with 6 figure incomes (incl. highly paid public employees) pay more in taxes. SO GLADyou were re-elected!1 month ago

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William CoyneGrateful for a lot of things, among them your re-election.3 months ago   ·  9
Josefina Van AusdalAll the best to you and your family. So happy you got reelected. Happy thanksgiving.3 months ago   ·  4
Victor ChiecoI am also grateful you got reelected. All the best to everyone3 months ago   ·  2
Tasha SchaalWell, for one, I'm grateful you got re elected. Enjoy your family time, it's priceless.3 months ago   ·  2
Jim MadduxDr. B...delighted having you represent us. Thanks.3 months ago   ·  1
Ginny BurdickGrateful to continue serving with you in the Oregon Senate!3 months ago   ·  1
Aileen KayeWe are grateful for your re-election!!3 months ago   ·  1
Keri Bates CarlandAnd she can't wait to meet her Papa!!!3 months ago   ·  1
Stacie SkinnerMy blessings are many. YOU DR. BATES are one of them. Happy Holidays from my family to yours. See you next week♡3 months ago   ·  1
Kathryn SkinnerEnjoy your new Grandbaby!3 months ago   ·  1
Kathryn SkinnerI'm greatful for Dr. Bates and always have been. I wish he was still my Dr. I'm greatful he was re-elected!3 months ago   ·  1
Philip RobertsAnd now we get to sue Alan and the state of Oregon, he knew this was going to happen, but shoved an ILLEGAL law down our throats anyway. www.icmj.com/news-detail.php?id=288&keywords=Suction_gold_dredge_miners_WIN_on_federal_preemption2 months ago
Janet GreekSo grateful you are in Salem!!!!!3 months ago
Isabeau Vollhardtbeing alive.3 months ago
Joan Sharron CotaI'm thanlfull for all of my blessings' and that my sins will be for given because my lord gave his life for me.a3 months ago
Rebecca SandovalI am super grateful that we got you re- elected for another term. Oregon needs you, and we made it happen. I am also happy for my health and my family.3 months ago
Brian LewisThankful you elected by such a great margin. AFSCME3 months ago
Margaret Stermer-CoxHappy Thanksgiving to you and your family. I'm happy to be here in the valley! :)3 months ago
Robyn Murphyeverything3 months ago
Earlene MartinezFamily of God, and personal Family too! God's Blessings, Dr. Bates!3 months ago
Diane ThickettEVERY DAY! !!3 months ago
Tammy SchmedemannSoooo much!3 months ago
Diane Eastman-ShockeyThat you were re-elected and will be back in Salem helping Oregonians make Oregon a great place to live and bring up our children in a safe and clean environment.3 months ago
Matthew MooreThankfulness, and gratefulness are, for us this year, synonymous with health, family, and friends both new and established. And for you, too, Senator. It is comfort enough to know that you are one for and of us as people first, and not some political machinations for personal gain. Here is to you and your families, sir!3 months ago
Anne Hann RiddleThe fact that you won!!!3 months ago

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Anestasie BrocchiniWe had to keep you in there, you actually believe it what you are doing! You were already a self made family man, so its not about the money for you. It's about common sense and standing up for the people! So thank you! You get my MVP award!!!4 months ago   ·  15
Juli Di ChiroThanks for your hard work and leadership! I'm so glad that a positive campaign that focused on the issues won out.4 months ago   ·  12
Amanda KrugWoo hoo!! Thank you for all your support toward alcohol and drug treatment!4 months ago   ·  4
Briana BoyerSo glad you won, that other guy scared me.4 months ago   ·  4
Morgan CottleGreat news for Southern Oregon! Congratulations on a well run and positive campaign.4 months ago   ·  2
Marshall MaldenGreat news! Congratulations4 months ago   ·  2
Jeff AltemusCongrats!4 months ago   ·  2
Jane Verdurmen PeartCongratulations Dr. Bates, especially for rising above the fray running a campaign based on civility, your superb record, and solid facts. WELL DONE. We are lucky to have you!4 months ago   ·  1
Julie LockhartSo happy this morning! Integrity and your excellent record for your hard work wins! Thank you.4 months ago   ·  1
Karen D Florey HouseThank you Oregon State Senator- Alan Bates for representing us for another term!4 months ago   ·  1
Campbell SmythWell done Alan. The democrats haven't done so well this election and I guess blame can be laid at the door of Obama. Good to see that the voters recognised your qualities over the party brand.4 months ago   ·  1
Tatiana Moroz TerdalThank you for your work, Oregon State Senator- Alan Bates!4 months ago   ·  1
Karen McCarthy WaltersCongrats, Dr. Bates! Glad to keep you on board for us!4 months ago   ·  1
Mysti JacobYou were re elected for a reason! Integrity! Keep up the good work!4 months ago   ·  1
Sarah PrudenI voted for you! I'm so happy you were re-elected! You represent the heart of oregon!!4 months ago   ·  1
Christopher WaidA pleasure. I think I would have puked if I'd encountered another Dotterrer ad.4 months ago   ·  2
Randi DaumI personally believe that the American people said by their vote, they want things like immigration reform different then the current congress and the president. Obama I believes thinks that there is no cost and no way to stop him, and that may be as far as no way to stop them, but there is a consequence to him using an executive order. If he really pisses off the majority of the voting citizens may well end ANY chance of the election of a 2016 Democrat getting voted into the presidency. Not only the bulk of the people that voted republican may vote Republican, but there is a huge chance that he might piss off many Democrats and Independents that believe that for the President to do an unconstitutional act is enough to end them voting for another person that will do the same and vote Republican. He could in one stroke of the pen guarantee a republican in the presidency in 2016. He better think long and hard whether breaking the law is something he wants to do for another time. Many of his executive orders have been ruled unconstitutional by the supreme court. It is not how many executive orders that he has signed, it is that many of the executive orders that he has signed are unconstitutional!4 months ago
Martin LentzThank you for being who and where you are. Voting for you is a privilege.4 months ago
Doyle PowellKeep up the good works Dr Bates!4 months ago
Liz ToyCongratulations!4 months ago
Susan Jay RoundsWaaaaa Hoooo! Yeah!4 months ago
Troll HendersonI am proud to have you as my state senator. So glad you won with a positive campaign.4 months ago
Alan S. BerlinThank you for your honorable service and your honorable campaign. I am proud to have you for our Senator.4 months ago
Josefina Van AusdalCongratulations Dr. Bates. Thank you for your excellent leadership.4 months ago
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Andula CruthirdsPlease excuse my stupidity - but Bates was not an option on my, or my daughters ballot. Am I missing something?4 months ago
Carole PlumeYou have what it takes! Go Alan!4 months ago   ·  4
Stuart HillI'm looking forward to seeing you back in Salem. I don't know many politicians who have your integrity. That goes a long way these days. Please keep up the good work and fighting the good fight. Thank You.4 months ago   ·  2
Anne Verger JohnsonBest of luck in your election Dr. Bates! We are pulling for you over here in the Willamette Valley. I wish I could vote for you today. Your district has been very fortunate to have such a hard working, dedicated and all around great guy representing them in Salem these past years. I look forward to seeing you in Salem again soon!4 months ago   ·  1
Amy DaSaroWonderful role model! Loved the ad we just saw on CBS This Morning - great refutation of negative ads! Very classy! Please post it for use in Oregon Tech ad & communication courses.4 months ago   ·  1
Dave CassidyAnybody but that mud slinging red neck you are up against4 months ago   ·  1
Julie LockhartI've been calling people on my list to make sure they vote. Fingers crossed!4 months ago   ·  1
Tasha Nichole ThompsonYou've got my vote Doc! You're a great guy!4 months ago   ·  1
Sheila BatzYou can do it!4 months ago   ·  1
Stacie SkinnerCONGRATS DR. AND SENATOR ALAN BATES!!! YOU TRULY ARE THE BEST!!♡4 months ago
Arden PrehnDropped off my vote for you...if all the others lined up at the Elections office are a vote for you, we have no worries!4 months ago
Dan WeathersHe's a good man, care about him:)4 months ago
Alia MorganI voted for you!!4 months ago
Isabeau Vollhardtdone ;-)4 months ago
Cinelee ErvingThats right-Bates was not on my ballot-I pay property taxes each year he was on the phamplet but not on my or my sons balllot no senators got my vote-voters registration said im in wrong precinct WHAT? Never heard of that in California.I voted yesterday!!!!! as it was.I asked who makes up these precincts lady said legislature,law,and census.Hmmmmmm.4 months ago
Shirley Simmons RadkaYou are the right person too be our State Senator!!4 months ago
Leslie BartyzalWe voted for you!4 months ago
Josefina Van AusdalYou have totally my vote.4 months ago
Ginny BurdickGo Doc!!4 months ago
Jim FritzYES for Bates.4 months ago
Annette Buchanan McGregorYou have my vote!4 months ago
Georga GrivoisYou have My Vote Senator!4 months ago

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