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Sheriffs for Bentz: 15 County Sheriffs Endorse Cliff Bentz for Congress

Contact: Diana Morinaga
(208) 739-8135

(Medford, OR) Today, 15 County Sheriffs throughout Oregon’s Congressional District 2 endorsed Cliff Bentz for Congress.

“We have worked very closely with Cliff over the years and are proud to support him to be our next Congressman,” said Malheur County Sheriff Brian Wolfe.  “Cliff knows the district and understands the issues facing rural Oregon having spent his entire life working and serving throughout the district.  He has always been very approachable and willing to address the concerns of any and all citizens.  We know we can always count on him to represent our conservative values and fight for us back in Washington DC.”

“We could not find a better person than Cliff Bentz to succeed Congressman Greg Walden, as the next Congressman from Oregon’s Second Congressional District,” added Umatilla County Sheriff Terry Rowan.  “His tremendous work ethic and strong moral compass will help ensure he continues to represent the best interests of our district.”

“I am truly grateful to have the support of so many of our great County Sheriffs,” said Cliff Bentz.  “The work that they do in our communities to keep us safe is invaluable, and we all owe them a sincere debt of our gratitude. I look forward to continuing to work closely with them to serve the communities of central and eastern Oregon as our next Congressman.”

  • Jefferson County Sheriff – Jim Adkins
  • Baker County Sheriff – Travis Ash 
  • Gilliam County Sheriff – Gary Bettencourt
  • Josephine County Sheriff – Dave Daniel
  • Crook County Sheriff – John Gautney
  • Klamath County Sheriff – Chris Kaber 
  • Sherman County Sheriff – Brad Lohrey 
  • Wasco County Sheriff – Lane Magill 
  • Morrow County Sheriff – Ken Matlack
  • Union County Sheriff – Boyd Rasmussen
  • Wallowa County Sheriff – Steve Rogers 
  • Umatilla County Sheriff – Terry Rowan 
  • Wheeler County Sheriff – Mike Smith
  • Lake County Sheriff – Michael Taylor 
  • Malheur County Sheriff – Brian Wolfe
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Cliff Bentz: Husband, businessman, and third generation Eastern Oregon rancher, Cliff Bentz is fighting to protect our conservative Oregon values. As an Eastern Oregon legislator, he stood up for rural Oregon, individual Second Amendment rights, lower taxes, and land and water rights. In Congress, Cliff Bentz will support President Trump, continue defending rural Oregon, and work to stop the liberal agenda.