Secretary of State
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Betsy L.
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Republican

Occupation: Oregon State Representative

Occupational Background: Public School Teacher, Oregon and Washington; Job Developer, Instructor for Benton County Youth Program; Graduate Teaching Assistant, Oregon State University; Bank Teller.

Educational Background: MS, Oregon State University; BA Education, Central Washington University; BA, Washington State University

Prior Governmental Experience: Palestine Rural Fire Board of Directors; Albany School Committee, Zone 1; Chair, Benton County Republican Party

Legislative Appointments: Assistant Majority Leader, 2001, 2003; Chair, House Business and Commerce Committee; Co-Chair, Natural Resources Committee; Vice-Chair, House Education Committee; State Lands Advisory Board, Oregon Coin Commission, Tax Reform Task Force.

Personal: Married 32 years, 4 children; 28 Year Resident of Benton County

BETSY CLOSE MAKES GOVERNMENT
ACCESSIBLE TO YOU!

As Secretary of State, BETSY CLOSE Will:

As Secretary of State, BETSY CLOSE Will:

As Secretary of State, BETSY CLOSE Will:

BETSY CLOSE will support and defend your
OREGON CONSTITUTION

BETSY CLOSE brings integrity and strong, common sense leadership to the office of Secretary of State.

“It’s time Oregon had a secretary of state who puts accountability over partisan politics. Betsy Close will put Oregonians’ interests first and provide the leadership we need in this important office."
Speaker of the House Karen Minnis

Endorsed by:
Senator Roger Beyer, Republican Leader
Speaker of the House Karen Minnis

Awarded:
2002 Taxpayer Medal of Honor
2003 Taxpayer Watchdog Award
2003 State Official of the Year: National Assoc. of Homebuilders

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