Running for:

Oregon House of Representatives District 36

Current Position:

State House (D-OR) Incumbent

Party Affiliation:


Akasha Spence

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Akasha Lawrence-Spence is a member of the Oregon House of Representatives, representing District 36. She assumed office on January 31, 2020. Her current term ends on January 10, 2021. Before Lawrence-Spence was appointed to the Oregon House of Representatives she served on the Planning and Sustainability Commission in Portland, Oregon. She was a real estate developer and entrepreneur, founding a real estate development firm and Melanated, a group “focused on bringing women of color together for our individual and collective betterment.”