Let's restore balance to our Oregon legislature!

Because of a decade of near non-stop tax increases, Oregonians are feeling the pain of inflation worse than most other Americans. Oregon’s outrageous cost of living, driven by taxes and burdensome regulations on small businesses, is squeezing working families.

Oregonians deserve a break. Kim supports tax reform that will decrease taxes and the cost of living. Kim strongly opposes tolling that will tax Oregonians twice for the roads they drive on.

hildren don’t belong to the government. It’s time to empower parents and put them back in the driver’s seat. Kim has spent years as a teacher and opposes the politicization of the classroom with controversial racial and gender theories being pushed on little kids. Kim has always valued the role of parents in the classroom and supports parents’ rights, especially their right to know what their kids are being taught in school. 

Kim supports getting back to the basics in education to prepare our children for the 21st-century economy. Kim supports parents using their tax dollars to pay for the right education for their students. 

As a result of soft on crime policies, crime is skyrocketing in Oregon. Because Portland defunded the police, Oregonians around Oregon are less safe. Kate Brown has released criminals from prison and put them back on the street. Homelessness is rampant with no serious plan to address it. 

Kim wants to fully fund the police, keep criminals off the streets, and support your rights to defend yourself and your family. 

Kim embraces Article 1, Section 1 of the Oregon Constitution which states that , “all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority, and instituted for their peace, safety, and happiness…” 

Kim supports our Constitutional freedoms and medical freedoms.  Kim wants to restore Oregonians’ rights by standing up against the government overreach of the last several years. Kim believes it is time to restore balance in Salem.

Endorsements are stacking up:

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"Kim is just the kind of public servant this state needs. My daughter and son-in- law live in Beaverton and I know she will serve them and Oregon well."
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Valerie Draper Woldeit
State Senate candidate
"Kim is known for her honesty, wit and creative way to get things done. She is easy to work with and willing to listen. I encourage you to support Kim for fresh needed change."
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Bob Terry
Former Washington County Commissioner, Hillsboro

Kim Rice's Story

Kim is running to be your Oregon senator in Washington County because she cares about Oregonians and wants to restore balance to our state government. Kim was removed from her teaching position in October 2021 when she didn’t comply with mandates. With 27 year’s experience in education as a strong ally for children and families, Kim is now answering her calling to help her community beyond the classroom.

Kim grew up in the northwest. She graduated from Battle Ground High School in Battle Ground, Washington. She then attended Clark College in Vancouver, WA. In 1990 she married her husband, Bryan. She then attended PCC in Portland and lived in SW Portland. While still in school, Kim and Bryan bought their first home in North Portland. In 1995 she graduated from U of P, cum laude, with a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education. Their first daughter was born a year later. Two years after that, while they were living in Olympia, Washington, their second daughter was born. Today, one daughter is in graduate school and one daughter is married and living locally. As a family, they have lived in Oregon, Washington, and Colorado. Kim has held her licensure, teaching in all three states.

Kim has been a Beaverton resident the last 7 years. She enjoys hiking, skiing, and paddleboarding around the great northwest and our beautiful state of Oregon. Time spent with family and friends is important to Kim. God, freedom, and family shape Kim’s morals and values.

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