Well, we are glad you asked. Take a look at his record…

Evans Linked to Radical Group Who Has Called to “disarm, defund, and ultimately abolish police forces.”

AFT-Oregon, a radical union group, has made $20,000 in direct campaign contributions to Evans and is one of only a handful of state legislators endorsed by them. In a recent statement, AFT-Oregon called to “disarm, defund, and ultimately abolish police forces.”

But that’s not all when it comes to Evans’ sympathies for the chaos and violence in Portland…

Paul Evans likes to tell you he is an advocate for safe communities, but when violent rioters and looters were burning down Portland, Paul Evans signed a letter asking for the removal of law enforcement – abandoning the safety of those living in Portland and allowing violent riots and chaos to continue.

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Paul Evans — BY THE NUMBERS

With over 30 years in politics, Paul Evans loves to pass laws that tell YOU what to do, but he can’t even seem to follow the law himself. 

In just 8 years, Evans has racked up 410 CAMPAIGN FINANCE VIOLATIONS, according to Secretary of State records.

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It turns out, Representative Evans LOVES raising your taxes, but he can’t even pay his own. Evans had thousands in unpaid taxes! 

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in State income tax liens (Oregon Department of Revenue Records)

Just since 2018, he has voted for nearly $3.5 BILLION in new taxes

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in new taxes – on Oregon families and businesses. (Oregon Legislative Revenue Documents)

Here are just a few of the things he has voted to tax over the last few years

Not convinced?

Here are the tax relief bills that Evans voted against.

  • Evans voted AGAINST even considering a bill that would have exempted tampons, diapers, soap, over the counter drugs, and other basic necessities from his massive $2.8 BILLION hidden sales tax (HB 3446, 2019)

  • Evans voted AGAINST even considering a bill that would have provided students with tax relief on their student loans (HB 3400, 2019)

  • Evans voted AGAINST even considering a bill that would have established a $1,000 child income tax credit to families (HB 3410, 2019)

  • Evans voted AGAINST even considering a bill that would have enacted a property tax relief program for seniors. (HJR 25, 2019)

Every election year, Paul Evans likes to tell us that he has been in the legislature fighting for us… But now that you know Paul Evans, think twice before you believe him again.