Running for Oregon House 23 (Newberg, Dundee, Dayton)
Anna was born and raised in Philomath just outside of town on Evergreen Road on a 20-acre farm.
Anna’s husband Jason and his family own a farm just outside of Dallas. They have two children- a son who is a junior at Western Oregon University, and a daughter who is a junior in Amity High School.
Anna has served on the Polk County Fair Board, the Polk County Farm Bureau, the Oregon4-H Board of Trustees, the Perrydale School Board, both as an elected member and on the budget committee, as well as the local PTA and booster organizations. She is president of the Willamette Valley Oil Seed Producers Association, as well as a board member on the Pacific Northwest Canola Association and the US Canola Association.
Anna is the office manager for her family’s farm and has served as a farm with the Oregon Aglink Adopt a Farmer Program.
- $3000 Orloggers PAC
- $3000 Laurel Field
- $2500 Friends of Christine Drazan
- $2000 AGC Committee for Action
- $1002 Caleb Remington
- $1001 Coelho Family Corporation
- $1000 Koch Industries Business Insider article on Koch influence in politics
- $1000 Altria
- $1000 State Farm Federal PAC
- $1000 Dentists of Oregon PAC
- $1000 Farmers Direct Inc
- $1000 Clean Energy for Oregon PAC
- $1000 Charlotte Scharf
- $1000 Kit Johnston
- $1000 PNW PhRMA PAC
- $1000 Oregon Manufactured Housing Political Support Committee
- $1000 Berger International LLC Oregon Bankers PAC
- $1000 Orloggers PAC
- $1000 Professional Adjusters Interested In Democracy
- $1000 Oregon Cattle PAC
- $1000 Oregon Health Care Association PAC
- $1000 Willamette Valley Vineyards
- $1000 Union Pacific
- $1000 Anheuser Busch
- $1000 GK Machine Inc [former employer]
- $1000 Timber Unity PAC
- $1000 Larry Burger
- $1000 Committee to Elect Daniel Bonham
- Oregon Right to Life
- Oregon Farm Bureau
- Oregonians for Food & Shelter
- Oregon Coalition of Police and Sheriffs
- Oregon Taxpayers Association
Notable Legislative Votes
- Voted NO on HB4002 which granted agriculture workers overtime wages/protections. Bill passed.
- Voted NO on HB4051 which extended the sunset date of the Task Force on Homelessness and Racial Disparities to 2026. Bill passed.
- Noted NO on HB4052 which allowed OHA to provide grants to operate two culturally and linguistically specific mobile health units to improve health outcomes of Oregonians impacted by racism. Bill passed.
- Voted NO on HB4115 which would have required State Treasurer to publish annually complete list of publicly traded assets held in investment funds. Bill was at desk at adjournment.
- Voted NO on HB4124 which requires Department of Education to conduct survey related to academic assessments administered to students by school districts and to develop recommendations and best practices related to assessments. Bill passed.
- Voted NO on HB4157 which directed Department of Revenue to establish and administer program to provide one-time assistance payments to low-income households to address negative economic impacts of COVID-19 public health emergency. Bill passed.
- Voted NO on SB1513 which prohibits employer from taking adverse employment action against employee employed in certain manufacturing establishments who refuses to work mandatory overtime shift unless employer has provided employee with at least five days’ advance notice of overtime shift, including date and time of overtime shift. Bill passed.
- Voted NO on SB1521 which authorizes district school board to terminate superintendent without cause only if certain conditions are met. Prohibits district school board from taking specified actions against superintendent when superintendent is acting in compliance with local, state or federal law. Bill passed.
- Voted NO on SB1565 which makes unlawful practice for place of public accommodation to refuse to accept United States coins or currency as payment for goods and services. Bill passed.
- Voted NO on SB1575 which Directs Oregon Business Development Department to develop and implement Economic Equity Investment Program to award grants to organizations that provide culturally responsive services to support economic stability, self-sufficiency, wealth building and economic equity among disadvantaged individuals, families, businesses and communities in Oregon. Bill passed.
Full voting record.
Statesman Journal, Former legislative aide and lobbyist Anna Scharf appointed to Oregon House, July 6, 2021
Corvallis Advocate, Interview, October 21, 2021
Driving While Under the Influence arrest court record from her 20s. She completed the diversion program in 1991.
May 16, 2022 tweet on Starbucks decision to support uterus havers seeking abortion healthcare:
September 2020 FB post regarding Proud Boys & Patriot Prayer (since hidden/deleted)