Bentz Named To Fill Ferrioli’s Seat

Oregon State 60th District Representative Cliff Bentz has been selected to fill the 30th District Senate position being vacated by Ted Ferrioli.  Bentz was selected in John Day on Thursday by a vote of county commissioners from Wasco, Baker, Deschutes, Jefferson, Lake, Grant, Harney, Malheur and Wheeler counties.  He will fill the remainder of Ferrioli’s term in office.  Ferrioli resigned after being appointed to the Northwest Power & Conservation Council by Governor Kate Brown.  Bentz has served in the Oregon House of Representatives since 2008, and is a rancher, farmer, and attorney.  The other candidates considered were Dr. Cliff Wattenburg of Deschutes County and Suzan Jones of Baker County.

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