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Statesman Journal mini-questionnaire for 2012 General Election Thank you for responding to this questionnaire, which is for

use by Statesman Journal Editorial Board members in evaluating candidates for potential endorsements in the Nov. 6 General Election. Your answers also will be shared with reporters and may be published in the print newspaper and on If you completed our questionnaire for the primary season, youll notice that some requested information is similar. We ask you to provide it again in case any of your previous data or answers have changed. (If you cant find a copy of your previous answers, let us know and well gladly send one.) Please answer each question and return this questionnaire to the Editorial Board via email as an attached Word document. The boards email address: Deadline for submitting your questionnaire: 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, or earlier.
Questions? Contact Editorial Page Editor Dick Hughes, 503-399-6727, ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Your name: Annette Frank Age: 40

(If your age will change before the Nov. 6 election, please indicate your birthday. We want to make sure we use accurate ages in editorials and news coverage. )

Political party (if this is a partisan office): Democrat Position you are seeking (name of position, district number): State Senate District 12 I plan to attend the editorial board meeting scheduled for: Sept.14th Number of years living in the area you seek to represent: 12 years Do you affirm that you are a full-time resident of that area? Yes City/town of residence: Dayton, Oregon

Family (name of spouse/partner, number and ages of children if at home, number of grown children): Neal Frank is
my husband. I have a 10 year old son named Jacob and two adult aged step-sons Daniel who is 22 and Michael who just turned 21in July.

Education: BS Environmental Studies, policy focus Current occupation and employer: City Councilor @ city of Dayton & 2012 Council President Military service: none Employment history: Management, sales and marketing background. Community involvement/volunteer history: City Councilor @ city of Dayton & 2012 Council President; Secretary/treasurer, Friends of the Mary Gilkey Library; Past-chair & board member, Greater Yamhill Watershed Council; Past chair/co-chair and committee member, Dayton Harvest Festival; Past vice-chair, Dayton Planning Commission; Committee member, Dayton Police Service Task Force Committee; board member, Dayton CODE1. Please list all public offices to which youve been elected, and when: I was appointed to the Dayton city council therefore I officially have not been elected to office. Please list any unsuccessful candidacies for public office, and when: None Other prior political and government experience: City Councilor @ city of Dayton, 2012 Council President and Dayton Planning Commissioner. How much your general election campaign will cost: $25,000 approximately Key endorsements you have received: OSEA, Oregon NARAL, Yamhill Co. Democrats and Polk Co. Democrats How the public can reach your campaign (remember that this information may be published): Mail address: PO Box 1518 McMinnville, OR 97128

E-mail address: Web site URL: Phone: 971-275-4470 Fax: Please limit your response to each of the following questions to about 75 words but be specific. 1. Have you ever been convicted of a crime, been disciplined by a professional licensing board/organization or had an ethics violation filed against you? If so, please give the details. None 2. Have you ever filed for bankruptcy, been delinquent on your taxes or other major accounts, or been sued personally or professionally? If so, please give the details. I filed for bankruptcy over 10 years ago as a result of medical bills. 3. Why should people vote for you? What separates you from your opponent(s)? I am the real deal I represent the majority of people working from pay check to pay check and I really relate to the issues people are facing economically and socially. 4. What are the three most important issues you would address if elected? How? (75 words for each

A. Education turn back the new state version of No child Left Behind and fund education in a manner that allows us to graduate kids with real skills to go on to work right out of school or continue on to higher education. We have taken all trade skills and thrown them out without considering the ramifications to our local economy. Hold school districts accountable while providing them the tools they need. B. Jobs education is the key to jobs, without an educated populace we cannot create the economic backdrop we need or want. We do this by supporting small business by streamlining processes, making sure capital is available to small business and incentives for small business instead of hoping big corporations bring this to us. C. Natural resources This state is rich with natural resources that could help build the economy through services, production of products and global trade. We can do better - we dont need special interests coming in using our natural resources under the guise of creating jobs when most often it is the special interest making money not the people of the state. 5. What do you see as other important issues? I find healthcare is a major issue for people, including myself. We do not have health insurance because to get it privately it costs too much to afford and to still live adequately. Many people

are living this every day and hope and pray as I do that nothing major happens because guess what folks, if something major does happen then we become a major drag on the rest of the economy so lets fix this issue. 6. How would you describe your political style or for judicial candidates, your judicial temperament? I am easy going but passionate and want to work across the lines because I believe we have lots to pull us together as a state and community. 7. If you are an incumbent, what have you achieved during your current term? If you are not an incumbent, how have you prepared yourself for this position?

8. What is the largest budget you have handled, and in what capacity? 9. What is the largest number of employees youve supervised, and in what capacity? I have managed anywhere from 3-10 people in the grocery industry as a closing night manager and likewise as an assistant manager of an apartment community. 10. Who is your role model for this office the person/people you would most like to emulate? Barbara Roberts is a role model for me because she showed women especially that we can come from the lower ranks and make a difference. She was passionate and worked hard to bring people together. 11. Any skeletons in your closet or other potentially embarrassing information that you want to disclose before it comes up in the campaign? No 12. As a public official, your views on public issues are relevant to voters and potential constituents. Please indicate whether you support or oppose each of these statewide measures on the Nov. 6 ballot. (This question does not apply to judicial candidates.) Measure 77, catastrophic disaster Measure 78, separation of powers Measure 79, real estate transfer taxes Measure 80, marijuana legalization Measure 81, gillnetting ban Measure 82, allows private casinos Yes/No Yes/No Yes/No Yes/No Yes/No Yes/No

Measure 83, authorizes Wood Village casino Measure 84, eliminates inheritance tax Measure 85 shifts corporate kicker to K-12 schools

Yes/No Yes/No Yes/No

Thank you. Again, please submit your questionnaire as an attached Word document to no later than 9 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2012.