Betsy Close

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Betsy Close
Member of the Oregon Senate
from the 8th district
Incumbent
Assumed office
2012
Preceded by Frank Morse
Member of the Oregon House of Representatives
from the 36th (through 2002), then 15th district
In office
1999–2004
Preceded by Carolyn Oakley (before redistricting)
Succeeded by Andy Olson (after redistricting)
Personal details
Political party Republican
Website Senate website

Betsy Close is a Republican politician currently serving in the Oregon State Senate.[1] Close was sworn into office in October 2012, replacing Frank Morse, who retired before his term ended.[1][2] Prior to serving as Senator, Close served four terms as state representative and taught in Albany, Oregon, and Washington state.[1]

In October 2013 she announced she would run for a full term.[3]

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