Diane Rosenbaum

Diane M. Rosenbaum (born 1949) is an American politician in the US state of Oregon who was the Majority Leader of the Oregon State Senate. She was a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 42 (Southeast Portland) from 1998 to 2009. She served as speaker pro tempore. In the 2008 elections, she ran unopposed for the Oregon State Senate, replacing Kate Brown, who was elected secretary of state. She won reelection to District 21 in 2012 after defeating Republican Cliff Hutchison.

Diane Rosenbaum
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Rosenbaum in 2015
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 21st district
In office
Preceded byKate Brown
Succeeded byKathleen Taylor
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 42nd district
In office
Succeeded byJules Kopel-Bailey
Personal details
Born1949 (age 71–72)
Berkeley, California
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Jas Adams
ResidencePortland, Oregon
OccupationTechnician, politician

After Governor John Kitzhaber resigned in February 2015, elevating Brown to the governorship, Rosenbaum was named by The Oregonian as a potential secretary of state.[1]


  1. ^ "Who will take Kate Brown's place as Oregon secretary of state?". The Oregonian. February 14, 2015. Retrieved February 15, 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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