Rep. Greg Walden’s 2nd Congressional District seat doesn’t belong to Cliff Bentz yet, but Bentz is already making preparations for if he wins the general election in November.
Republican Cliff Bentz chatted with locals Monday, July 27, in La Grande during a meet and greet in his bid to become the next U.S. representative of the Oregon 2nd District.
Republican Cliff Bentz, a former state senator from Ontario, emerged as the winner from a scrum of 11 candidates in the May 19 GOP primary. He’ll face writer and political strategist Alex Spenser of Klamath Falls, winner of the Democratic primary.
Republican Cliff Bentz won his party’s nomination Tuesday in Oregon’s 2nd Congressional District, a GOP stronghold unlikely to flip for the Democrats in November.
At the federal level, Senator Bentz will approach issues with a studious, thoughtful, analytical style. He is knowledgeable of the issues and potential of CD2. Cliff comes from a Malheur County ranch family, was educated in Oregon and then went on to earn his law degree and practiced law for many years.
U.S. Term Limits (USTL), the leader in the non-partisan national movement to limit terms for elected officials, praises 2020 U.S. house candidate for Oregon (district 2), Cliff Bentz for signing the pledge for an amendment to term limit Congress.
The Ontario attorney, who seeks to win Oregon’s 2nd Congressional seat, will now shift to online platforms, newspapers and radio to attract voters.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]