Please join us on Cliff’s mission to help protect and improve Eastern, Central, and Southern Oregon. This massive district has been dismissed by Democrats in Salem and in Washington for far too long. Cliff knows and loves rural Oregon. Please join Team Bentz today! 

Please join us on Cliff’s mission to help protect and improve Eastern, Central, and Southern Oregon. This massive district has been dismissed by Democrats in Salem and in Washington for far too long. Cliff knows and loves rural Oregon. Please join Team Bentz today! 

Meet Cliff

The second of seven children, Cliff Bentz was raised by Kenneth and Anne Bentz on family ranches in Harney County. His grandfather, Paul Stewart, had moved to Harney County in about 1916, acquiring a small ranch near Crane, then trading it for the Mann Lake Ranch, which in turn was traded for the Whitehorse Ranch. The family sold the Whitehorse in 1960, and purchased the Actin Ranch some 15 miles north of Drewsey (in Harney County) in 1961. 

Oregon State Sen. Cliff Bentz Will Resign Early For Congressional Run

As Oregon state lawmakers prepare to take up climate-change legislation once again next year, Senate Republicans are about to lose their key expert on the subject. Sen. Cliff Bentz, R-Ontario, announced Wednesday that he will resign in early January in order to run for Congress full time. “It is with considerable sadness that I leave the Oregon Senate,” Bentz

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State senator Bentz to run for Walden’s seat in Congress

Oregon State Sen. Cliff Bentz (Republican, Senate District 30) officially filed with the Oregon Secretary of State’s Office Nov. 1, to run for the office of U.S. representative for Congressional District 2. Bentz, a rural legislator with a ranching and farming background, was first appointed to the Oregon Legislative Assembly in 2008. Currently, he serves

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Bentz eyes Congress as logical next step

By Pat Caldwell – The Enterprise VALE – Cliff Bentz believes he can make a difference in national politics. That optimistic sentiment is a trademark of sorts for the 67-year-old lawmaker who spent a good share of his childhood in the high desert sagebrush and juniper trees that dot Malheur County.  Since his appointment to

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