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I’m Alan Bates, and I’m running for State Senate to bring people together to find common sense solutions for Southern Oregon.

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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Alan  Parowski
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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!!!3 weeks ago   ·  14
Juli Di ChiroThanks for your hard work and leadership! I'm so glad that a positive campaign that focused on the issues won out.3 weeks ago   ·  12
Amanda KrugWoo hoo!! Thank you for all your support toward alcohol and drug treatment!3 weeks ago   ·  4
Briana BoyerSo glad you won, that other guy scared me.3 weeks ago   ·  4
Morgan CottleGreat news for Southern Oregon! Congratulations on a well run and positive campaign.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Marshall MaldenGreat news! Congratulations3 weeks ago   ·  2
Jeff AltemusCongrats!3 weeks 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!2 weeks ago   ·  1
Julie LockhartSo happy this morning! Integrity and your excellent record for your hard work wins! Thank you.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Karen D Florey HouseThank you Oregon State Senator- Alan Bates for representing us for another term!3 weeks 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.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Tatiana Moroz TerdalThank you for your work, Oregon State Senator- Alan Bates!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Karen McCarthy WaltersCongrats, Dr. Bates! Glad to keep you on board for us!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Mysti Jacob ShellabargerYou were re elected for a reason! Integrity! Keep up the good work!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Sarah PrudenI voted for you! I'm so happy you were re-elected! You represent the heart of oregon!!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Christopher WaidA pleasure. I think I would have puked if I'd encountered another Dotterrer ad.3 weeks 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!1 week ago
Martin LentzThank you for being who and where you are. Voting for you is a privilege.2 weeks ago
Doyle PowellKeep up the good works Dr Bates!2 weeks ago
Liz ToyCongratulations!2 weeks ago
Susan Jay RoundsWaaaaa Hoooo! Yeah!2 weeks ago
Troll HendersonI am proud to have you as my state senator. So glad you won with a positive campaign.2 weeks ago
Alan S. BerlinThank you for your honorable service and your honorable campaign. I am proud to have you for our Senator.2 weeks ago
Josefina Van AusdalCongratulations Dr. Bates. Thank you for your excellent leadership.2 weeks ago
Karen L CarnahanCongrats2 weeks ago

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Andula OmblagottaPlease excuse my stupidity - but Bates was not an option on my, or my daughters ballot. Am I missing something?3 weeks ago
Carole PlumeYou have what it takes! Go Alan!3 weeks 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.3 weeks 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!3 weeks 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.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Dave CassidyAnybody but that mud slinging red neck you are up against3 weeks ago   ·  1
Julie LockhartI've been calling people on my list to make sure they vote. Fingers crossed!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Tasha Nichole ThompsonYou've got my vote Doc! You're a great guy!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Sheila BatzYou can do it!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Stacie SkinnerCONGRATS DR. AND SENATOR ALAN BATES!!! YOU TRULY ARE THE BEST!!♡3 weeks 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!3 weeks ago
Dan WeathersHe's a good man, care about him:)3 weeks ago
Alia MorganI voted for you!!3 weeks ago
Isabeau Vollhardtdone ;-)3 weeks 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.3 weeks ago
Shirley Simmons RadkaYou are the right person too be our State Senator!!3 weeks ago
Leslie BartyzalWe voted for you!3 weeks ago
Josefina Van AusdalYou have totally my vote.3 weeks ago
Ginny BurdickGo Doc!!3 weeks ago
Jim FritzYES for Bates.3 weeks ago
Annette Buchanan McGregorYou have my vote!3 weeks ago
Georga GrivoisYou have My Vote Senator!3 weeks ago

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Protecting Our Environment Creates Green Jobs
I believe 50 years from now we will look back and say global warming was the issue of our day. By working together to protect our environment we can also create more jobs, getting an immediate economic boost.
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Dan GoldenProud to be represented by a truly courageous environmental champion3 weeks ago   ·  12
Camila ThorndikeIf only all Oregonians were as lucky as us we are in District 3. Senator Bates will do battle to pass a REAL climate solution to protect our families and home--the least we can do is go vote, and remind everyone we know to do the same!3 weeks ago   ·  10
Edwina Peterson CrossThank you, Alan Bates for not only understanding, but for working for real climate change. I have supported you for years and my trust has never been misplaced. I am also proud to be represented by a brave environmental champion who cares. Proud to have you as my representative. Proud to endorse your candidacy and what you stand for. Proud to give you my vote.3 weeks ago   ·  5
Mark J MarshowskyI really like how Senator Bates says what he does and does what he says. He was the only candidate in my voters pamplet that listed actual Senate Bill numbers that he has worked on, next to each position that he supports. That is why he got my vote.3 weeks ago   ·  3
Carolyn FonteHe use to be my Dad's doctor: Good guy, straight shooter!3 weeks ago   ·  2
Isabeau Vollhardtif we do nothing about the climate, we will have no food. Pretty much not an option.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Julie Anne Christie AkinsSo true. No one tells the truth with more conviction and bravery than our Senator.3 weeks ago   ·  2
Tessa Scroggin-LakeYes. It is time to take the "economy" into our own hands. One can make money in many ways...."the economy" is currently used by interests who want to create money/jobs their way. Time to end that and the fear and dependence they generate. However I have yet to see any politician really do more than protect current interests....we hear good talk during elections but the same wheel keeps turning. My opinion is you can't fix something totally broken by corruption and lies. I will support Mr. Bates with the hope of some change yet the reality is that change begins outside a broken system.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Tah KeelaSo great to hear this man's voice. He is truly an amazing person. So blessed are those who have come to know Alan Bates.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Richard MelvilleYou are right. The unethical Kernel doesn't have a clue except to tout tax cuts for the rich. What a dunce!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Susan Riley AupperleI live only a 1/2 mile outside the district so I can't vote for you :( Best of luck on Tuesday! Need to extend District 3 just a bit north :)3 weeks ago   ·  1
Daniel DavisWe already voted for Allen! He will prevail against the darkness.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Kathleen MooreGoing Green, growing our own food and having our cows for meat and milk is the best things we can do. Less business will need to do it and the ones we have now you can't trust if it's as pure and Organic.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Peggy Reinheimer-EltermanBeing a vegetarian/vegan is one of the mosts helpful things we can do! Do the research - growing for animals, watering their food, clearing land for them to live on, etc.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Johanna HarmanThis is so very important and pioneering and pivotal for Oregon, the nation and the world. He needs and deserves our support on this.2 weeks ago
Robert Wohosky"I believe 50 years from now we will look back" whew! at first thought he said 500 years ... I'll be 123 years old in 50 years thanks to global warming.3 weeks ago
Phillip StangerIf we do not get any co-operation from China, India, Japan, & Mexico all the sacrifices we make in this country will be in vain!!3 weeks ago
Kathy KeeseeCall and text your friends and tell them there's still time to make their vote count. Vote for Alan Bates. Vote yes on 883 weeks ago
Andy TillinghastI wonder if 50 years from now, politicians will still be saying the same thing. Why do we still have so many people that are hungry when restaraunts throw tons of food away and over feed us. Why are homeless people still on the street? 50 years from now it will still be the same.3 weeks ago
Lara EmmanuelliI Voted for Alan Bates ! I'm looking for progress3 weeks ago
James M. Schultz50 years from now, our great-grandchildren will be wading around in seawater and condemning us for failing to do anything about it.3 weeks ago
Aileen KayeWe in Marion County will be watching for your win Tuesday night.3 weeks ago
Elise Longhireal climate solution is shutting down the geoengineering, actually first is for all of you to look up and get your mind to see the spraying. it's difficult, i know.3 weeks ago
Kathy ConwayThanks for stepping forward. We need more leaders like you!!3 weeks ago
Mike BarnettWe'll also look back at the mean sprited tactics used in the 2014 elections by the folks after Dr. Bates' job. Shame on them. When you have no performance to complain about you throw stuff at a wall to see if anything sticks.3 weeks ago

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Chris Hardy Endorses Senator Alan Bates
Thank you Chris Hardy for your endorsement. Chris is a third generation farmer who led the GMO Free Jackson County movement to protect organic farming. I worked hard in Salem to give southern Oregonians the opportunity to vote on that measure last election.
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GlennandAmanda MillerBrandon Wray, If you actually listened to what Chris Hardy had to say, he farms here in Southern Oregon and he is a third generation farmer from Iowa.... not California. One day you may realize that the actions Chris Hardy has taken to protect the crops in Jackson County may have kept you, the bees, birds, and organic crops healthy and uncontaminated. By the way, Dr. Bates coined the phrase, "Right to Farm, Not to Harm" while the Republicans will NOT endorse "Oregonians Right To Know" what Genetically Engineered Organisms the big outside corporations desire to put in our foods. The Republiicans/Corporations enjoy using you, Brandon Wray, like a lab rat.3 weeks ago   ·  13
Dave J JohanYou rock Chris!!!3 weeks ago   ·  6
Carlos TamayoI am a republican and I approve this message.3 weeks ago   ·  4
Sean StaubYou're awesome Chris! Senator Alan Bates... You have my vote 😃3 weeks ago   ·  2
Michaele RaeWe are so happy to protect our local farmers from GMOs here in Ashland Oregon.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Keval BlissYes!!!!!! I am so grateful for you Chris.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Patrice CaringtonThanks Chris. Very helpful. Your enforcement carries A LOT of weight. Blessings sweet friend3 weeks ago   ·  1
Jake BangsIf anyone has experience and the political will to protect local farmers it is Alan Bates! Don't vote for a politician who talks a good talk but then turns around and plays favorites to corporations and people with deep pockets!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Scott KozlowskiBIOYA3 weeks ago   ·  1
Shaun FranksThanks Chris for endorsing Oregon State Senator- Alan Bates!3 weeks ago   ·  3
Zorba's Raw Chocolates<3 <3 <3 You- Chris!!!3 weeks ago
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Jeff RhorerBig win thanks!3 weeks ago
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Thomas SmithYou're a good man Dr. Bates. You have defined medical care and provided the path for many to experience the comfort of medical coverage.4 weeks ago   ·  24
Drew BrooksDotterrer's smear campaign isn't fooling anyone. I got a call from a survey company that was obviously hired by his campaign, and when they asked me who I was going to vote for Senate, they smeared you. So I just laughed and hung up. Stupid republicans.4 weeks ago   ·  35
Keri Bates CarlandYou have taught me so much about hard work and integrity. So grateful & proud I get to call you Dad!4 weeks ago   ·  9
Phillip BerkunWin or lose, your opponent will forever be defined by the ugliness of his campaign. "Dirty" Dave Dotterer's tactics have no place in Oregon politics.They are the political equivalent of poisoning a well.4 weeks ago   ·  7
Patti Cooper BusseThank you Senator Bates for keeping out of the political vitriol. You have run a campaign that represents grace. You are a "keeper" for southern Oregon. Senator, doctor, and a gentleman.4 weeks ago   ·  6
Alex TherienYou're better than a Dotterrer, but only barely. Not gonna pull my punches. Please push forward sensible Federal drug and agricultural law reform. End the pharmaceutical industry's chokehold on the medical field, and end the petroleum industry's chokehold on the energy field. You also have quite a bit of work to do in guaranteeing the value of the USD--wages are not keeping up with inflation, not even close. But raising the minimum wage isn't going to fix that, it's just a band-aid that will cause inflation to fester and grow. We need an economic antibiotic that specifically targets the government and corporate interface. We need strong decentralized small businesses AND civil rights. This culture is destroying entrepreneurialism through gentrification and economic dichotomization using social fascism and indoctrination as the engine. More and more of my generation are simply opting out.4 weeks ago   ·  5
David ZaslowGreat campaign. Great leader. Thank you Dr. Bates!3 weeks ago   ·  3
Ann MagillBecause of you my family has medical care and greater opportunities for education and employment.4 weeks ago   ·  3
Christina Clifford MercadoI love and respect the fact that my mailbox has not been filled with trash ads from you bullying, lying about and bashing your opponents! That shows me that you deserve the job, and that you have respect for people as human beings. stay classy 😃 you've got my vote!3 weeks ago   ·  2
Greg JohnsDisappointed to not see Zac on this list ...3 weeks ago   ·  2
Angela RobinsonYou're an amazing man and have done wonderful things for Oregon and in addition you're the best physician in town. You'll always have my support!4 weeks ago   ·  2
CT WallaceAre you for Obama care?4 weeks ago   ·  2
Denise Hummel Henrykeep up the good fight Dr. Bates! <33 weeks ago   ·  1
Jean TenBrookYou care for my Mom as if she were your own. You fight for the rights of our seniors. God Bless you!!!3 weeks ago   ·  1
Ginger GoughGo dude! :-)3 weeks ago   ·  1
Stacy BannermanSomeone once told me that the lies will run for as long as it takes for the truth to put its shoes on. Glad to see that Sen. Bates got laced up! Southern Oregon is fortunate to have him.3 weeks ago   ·  1
Judy SmouseLets not slander any party ok, there are stupid people everywhere, even democrates. So lets be like Dr. Bates and keep nasty opions to yourself. He a great Doctor as well as a great Senator..3 weeks ago   ·  1
Diarmuid McGuireIf one of us is slimed, all of us are slimed.4 weeks ago   ·  1
Arlene AronYou deserve it... sad what local politics has come to4 weeks ago   ·  1
Tasha SchaalWhen I met you and heard you speak at Porscha Schiller's reception I was further moved by your authenticity and integrity. I was going to vote for you before that, but that really cinched it for me. You are by far different from every politician I've ever seen. Thank YOU for being willing to do this for us.4 weeks ago   ·  1
Lee Ann Elizabeth HillWe all love you . Oregon State Senator- Alan Bates...I've seen your kindness and care of people for 33 years...you definately have my vote!4 weeks ago   ·  1
Phil Polly ArnoldThank you, Senator Bates for your service. We look forward to your next term.4 weeks ago   ·  1
Melissa WagyDarby Stricker4 weeks ago   ·  1
Travis ReyesHe delivered me when i was born and was my doctor as a child. great guy. i voted for him3 weeks ago
Maggie ShafferYou got my vote!3 weeks ago

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