Meet the Candidate: Nick Heuertz (Oregon)

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Candidate Name:

Nick Heuertz

Photo provided by the campaign.

What office are you running for?

Oregon’s US House, District 2

With which party are you running for office?

Democratic Party

Election Date

May 15, 2020

Why are you running for office?

I am running for office to get bog money out of politics and give a voice to the people so that we can get the things the people want; like Universal Health Care and a Green New Deal to create millions of new sustainable jobs.

What is the biggest issue facing your community and how do you propose helping?

Climate Change and Universal Health Care are a couple of my top priorities, but I have an extensive list of proposals on my website.

How do we fix the partisan divide in our country and start working together again?

We need to talk about issues like health care and infrastructure investment that affect us all. We need less focus on personalities and buzz words that separate us.

Who is your hero?

Barack Obama / FDR

What are your hobbies?

Card games, jogging, hiking, national politics.

What is the most recent book you read?

Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox

Do you have any kids/pets/talking houseplants?

1 dog. 5 kids. 1 wife. 2 Grandkids. 1.3 talking plants.

How can our readers get involved in your campaign?

Follow and Share my posts on Facebook (Nik Heuertz for Congress), write a letter to the editor about my candidacy, and/or ask to join my private “People for Nik for Congress” Facebook page. Donate to my campaign on my website if you can.

What question do you wish we’d asked, and what is your answer?

We will win with bold proposals to make the needed systemic changes that will motivate the electorate to come out in record numbers, and then we will make the changes our county needs to flourish economically and with equality for all.

Candidate Social Media:

Website| Facebook

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