Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon supports state and local candidates who consistently take responsible positions on reproductive health care, including abortion, birth control and sex education. Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon welcomes all endorsement inquiries and opportunities to speak with candidates running for office. The PAC may not endorse in all races and will be making endorsements in certain races as determined by the PAC board. At this time, Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon does not engage in City or County level races.
Each election cycle, Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon grants endorsements to candidates that meet the following criteria:
- Demonstrated Support for Reproductive Rights: Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon will assess each candidate’s support for reproductive rights based on achieving 100% on the PAC candidate questionnaire and their voting record.
- Leadership: Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon will assess each candidate’s leadership by reviewing efforts to encourage their party to act on Planned Parenthood’s agenda, past legislative performance and participation in pro-reproductive health activities.
- Electability: Planned Parenthood PAC of Oregon will thoroughly review the campaign and the candidate’s plan for winning the election.
Please note: Federal endorsements are made as an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Action Fund.