Why vote to Re-Elect Commissioner Leiken?

Economic Development

  • Spearheaded the creation of more than 2,000 jobs in the community.
  • Prioritized career and technical education for Springfield residents.
  • Public Servant who has never forgotten what it takes to run a thriving business.

Public Safety

  • Helped pass the first public safety levy expanding jail beds.
  • Advocated and prioritized funding for the Springfield Public Safety Center.
  • Adopted a 10-year public safety plan to improve community security.
  • Endorsed by Lane County Sheriff Byron Trapp.

Fiscal Discipline

  • Eliminated structural deficit while maintaining reserves, stabilizing the County budget.
  • Improved Lane County's Moody's rating, reducing costs to taxpayers.
  • Led the board in supporting fiscally sound negotiations with unions.

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I have known Sid for more than 20 years and understand his passion for public safety funding. We have both lived in Springfield and had kids in the the Springfield Public schools, plus my family were customers at his dry cleaners. Sid is a champion for public safety, both at the city and county levels. Under his leadership we have seen jail and public safety levies pass in both Springfield and the County. I strongly support Sid Leiken for re-election to the Lane County Board of Commissioners.
— Byron Trapp, Lane County Sheriff