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Legislator PhotoRepresentative Tom Andersen

Democrat​  - South Salem, District 19

Capitol Phone: 503-986-1419
Capitol Address: 900 Court St. NE, H-479, Salem, Oregon 97301


The State Capitol at dusk.Dear Neighbors and Friends,

Welcome to my legislative website. I am proud to represent my constituents in House District 19, which includes South Salem, from the Capitol to the city limits.

I am very excited and prepared to be working in the State House for the people of Salem. I served on Salem City Council for eight years; working collaboratively to address issues of housing and homelessness in Salem, climate change, infrastructure, and public safety. Now, I've taken that work to the legislature so that I can address some of these same issues on a larger scale.

I currently serve as the Vice Chair of the House Judiciary Committee, and I am a member of the House Climate, Energy, and Environmental Committee, and the Early Childhood & Human Services Committee. On these committees, I look forward to tackling the issues we know Oregonians care about most, like addressing homelessness, tackling the climate crisis, supporting working families, improving addiction support, and making our communities safer.

I was first elected during the 2022 elections. During my first campaign in the Primary and then again in the General, I knocked on thousands of doors and spoke with hundreds of people who live and work in Salem. I heard about the concerns, hopes, and frustrations of those who live here. I believe that our government is at its best when members of the community are engaged with their government and I have always been at my best when I'm engaged with my community. I am committed to you and as your state representative, I will be available, responsive, and will maintain my connection and presence in the community to understand your needs.

​​I invite you to take an active role in the legislative process and​ engage with my office in the following ways:​

  • Connect with me by email at or by phone in my capitol office at 503-986-1419. My staff and I are here to serve as a resource for you and your family, answer your questions, and provide assistance navigating state agencies. ​

  • Sign up for my newsletter using the link on the top right hand corner of the page. It's a great way to get updates on what I am working on and hear about upcoming events.

  • Submit testimony during session to share your perspective on bills that get hearings in our legislative committees. Here are some resources to get started: 

Together, we can move Oregon forward. 

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Tom Andersen

P.s. I hope you find the information found here useful and I encourage you to take an active role in the legislative process.  Learn more by reading about the legislative process and how an idea becomes law.​​

Estimados vecinos y amigos, 

Bienvenidos a mi sitio web legislativo. Estoy orgulloso de poder representar a mis votantes en el Distrito 19, que incluye South Salem, desde el capitolio hasta los límites de la ciudad. 

Para saber lo que está pasando en el gobierno de Oregon, puede suscribir a mi noticias electrónicas al lado derecho de este sitio web. Espero que se comuniquen con mi oficina para que podamos hablar de problemas y encontrar soluciones. Conecten conmigo por correo electrónico or por llamada telefónica a mi oficina  503-986-1419. ¡Espero conectar con la gente de la comunidad! 

Juntos y Unidos podemos mover a Oregon adelante. 


Tom Andersen ​

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