Willis announces legislative leadership team

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Colm for Congress

Legislative leaders from across the state endorse Colm Willis for Congress

Stayton, OR — Colm Willis’ bid for the Republican nomination for Congress in Oregon’s 5th Congressional District was bolstered Thursday when the campaign announced the endorsements of 8 local lawmakers.

The Colm for Congress legislative leadership team will play an instrumental role in providing policy background and support for Willis’ campaign for Congress. Members will be added as the campaign progresses.

“I am honored by the support I have received from state lawmakers who represent hundreds of thousands of working Oregonians across the state,” said Willis. “The needs of the hardworking people in Oregon will continue to be my primary focus every day.”

Colm for Congress Legislative Leadership Team

Senator Doug Whitsett (R-Klamath Falls)

Representative Jodi Hack (R-Salem)

Representative John Huffman (R-The Dalles)

Representative Mike Nearman (R-Dallas)

Representative Cedric Hayden (R-Roseburg)

Representative Greg Barreto (R-Cove)

Representative Bill Post (R-Keizer)

Representative Gail Whitsett (R-Klamath Falls)

Colm Willis was born and raised in Oregon. He is a husband, father of two daughters, and a small business attorney in Stayton. Willis previously served as the political director of Oregon Right to Life and as an aide to the Joint Economic Committee in the U.S. Senate. He attended Willamette University College of Law where he earned the Civil Rights Award and graduated first in his class as valedictorian.

Willis is a Republican candidate for Congress in Oregon’s 5th Congressional District. The primary will be held on May 17, 2016. The Republican nominee will face incumbent Rep. Kurt Schrader in the general election.