77th Oregon Legislative Assembly
|77th Oregon Legislative Assembly|
|Legislative body||Oregon Legislative Assembly|
|Meeting place||Oregon State Capitol|
|Previous session||76th Legislative Assembly|
|Senate President||Peter Courtney (D)|
|Majority Leader||Diane Rosenbaum (D)|
|Minority Leader||Ted Ferrioli (R)|
|Speaker of the House||Tina Kotek (D)|
|Majority Leader||Val Hoyle (D)|
|Minority Leader||Mike McLane (R)|
The 77th Oregon Legislative Assembly convened beginning on January 14, 2013, for the first of its two regular sessions. All of the 60 seats in the House of Representatives and 16 of the 30 seats in the State Senate were up for election in 2012; the general election for those seats took place on November 6, 2012.
The Democratic Party of Oregon retained its 16–14 majority in the Senate, and took a 34–26 majority in the House, which in the previous session had been split evenly with the Oregon Republican Party.
The Oregon State Senate is composed of 16 Democrats and 14 Republicans, the same composition as the previous session.
Based on the results of the 2012 elections, the Oregon House of Representatives will be composed of 34 Democrats and 26 Republicans. Prior to the elections, the House was evenly split between 30 Democrats and 30 Republicans.
- "2012 Election Results: Oregon Legislature". OregonLive.com. Retrieved November 7, 2012.
- Chronology of regular legislative sessions from Oregon Blue Book
- Chronology of special legislative sessions from Blue Book