Chip Shields

William "Chip" Shields (born 1967) is an American politician who served as a member of the Oregon State Senate from September 2009 until 2017. He had previously represented District 43 in the Oregon House of Representatives from 2004 until his appointment to replace Margaret Carter to represent Senate District 22.[1]

Chip Shields
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 22nd district
In office
January 12, 2009 – January 9, 2017
Preceded byMargaret Carter
Succeeded byLew Frederick
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
In office
2004 – 2009
Personal details
William Matthew Shields II

1967 (age 53–54)
St. Louis, Missouri, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materPortland State University

Shields was elected in a 2010 special election, and reelected in 2012. He retired in 2016.


  1. ^ Hannah-Jones, Nikole (September 24, 2009). "State Rep. Chip Shields is Legislature's newest senator from Portland". The Oregonian. Retrieved 2009-09-25. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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