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Debbie Kitchin

District 2

Debbie Kitchin is a candidate for City Council in District 2 (North/Northeast Portland).

Kitchin co-owns InterWorks, a general contractor specializing in construction and residential remodeling. She is Chair Emeritus of the Portland Metro Chamber’s Board of Directors and the former Chair of the Central Eastside Industrial Council.

Kitchin is a 2021 alumna of Emerge, a political training program for Democratic women. She also served on the Charter Commission, the volunteer body that designed and referred Measure 26-228 (Portland’s charter reform measure) to the ballot.

She has committed to the ‘Save Portland Street Response’ pledge, vowing to prioritize, introduce, and vote in favor of full funding for Portland Street Response to operate 24-7 in every budget cycle.

Kitchin’s campaign website outlines her priorities as housing and houselessness, public safety, mental health, equitable economic development, and the climate crisis.

To learn more about Debbie Kitckin’s platform, please visit her campaign website.