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Jo Rae Perkins on Principles & Values

 

 


I'm hard-working & hard-hitting with Heartland Values

You deserve a U.S. Senator in DC, who stands tall for their country and will deliver on their word; A "Main Street American" just like you. I am a hard-working, hard-hitting Oregonian with Heartland Values and I take my vows very, very seriously. I pledge to honor my Oath of Office and keep all of my promises.
Source: 2020 Oregon Senate campaign website PerkinsForUSSenate.com , Aug 17, 2020

Supports "batty, corrosive" QAnon conspiracy theory

Perkins is an unreconstructed exponent of a batty and corrosive conspiracy theory running a longshot campaign that carries only political downside for Republicans. They should do what they can to distance themselves from her candidacy. Perkins uploaded a video to Twitter in which she held up a sticker bearing a QAnon slogan and said, "I stand with Q and the team. Thank you Anons, and thank you patriots. And together, we can save our republic."
Source: National Review on 2020 Oregon Senate endorsement , May 23, 2020

Bummed that consultants made her take down QAnon video

Perkins told OPB in a lengthy interview that she regretted allowing her campaign consultants to take down a video she posted on primary election-night Tuesday in which she praised QAnon and said, "I stand with Q and the team."

"Am I bummed I took it down?" said Perkins, a semi-retired insurance agent from Albany, Oregon. "Yeah, I am really bummed. But I also hired a consultant whose job it is to 'protect me.'"

Source: Oregon Public Broadcasting on 2020 Oregon Senate race , May 22, 2020

Stands with Trump and QAnon

Perkins, who defeated three other candidates in a primary to be the Republican candidate, said in a now-deleted video: "I stand with President Trump. I stand with Q and the team. Thank you Anons, and thank you patriots. And together, we can save our republic." The QAnon theory centers on an alleged government agent named "Q", whose top security clearance has provided insight into a deep-state conspiracy involving everyone from Hillary Clinton to special counsel Robert Mueller.
Source: The Guardian on 2020 Oregon Senate race , May 21, 2020

Professional background as real estate and insurance agent

Jo Rae and her husband George, were married in 1978 and made their home in Albany, Oregon. They have 2 adult married children and 14 grandkids! Jo Rae's professional background includes experience as a real estate agent, personal banker, financial advisor and insurance agent. She has owned her own financial planning business. Her husband George is a self-employed carpet installation contractor. She has also been active with several organizations over the years in the Albany, Oregon, area. In the past, she was a member of Greater Albany Rotary, Beta Sigma Phi, founding chair of Mid-Willamette Women's Council of Realtors, Willamette Association of Realtors. Jo Rae Perkins is a Main Street American who believes the US Constitution strongly and clearly spells out the role of the US Senate and the federal government."
Source: Ballotpedia.org on 2020 Oregon Senate race , May 20, 2020

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