Oregon GOP Optimistic about Clarno Appointment Succeeding Richardson

Wilsonville, OR – Today, the Oregon Republican Party released the following statement on the appointment for Former Republican House Speaker Bev Clarno by Governor Kate Brown to fill the vacancy created by the passing of Republican Secretary of State Dennis Richardson

Clarno Succeeding Richardson “We want to congratulate Bev Clarno on her appointment as Secretary of State. She brings with her experience from a distinguished career of public service and excellent knowledge of our state government. We are optimistic that the excellent, groundbreaking work of Secretary Richardson and his talented staff may continue. We look forward to working with her in the coming months to address the substantive issues of ensuring transparency and accountability of state government, the integrity of our elections, and other vital work of the Secretary of State’s office.”


The Oregon Republican Party is the state’s arm of the Republican National Committee. Its Chairman and officers are dedicated to preserving and advancing Republican principles within the state of Oregon and to improving the lives and livelihoods of Oregon’s working families through economic freedom and equal protection under the law.

Friday 03/29/19 – 4:30 PM PT
Contact: ORP Communications Director
communications.director@oregon.gop – (503) 902-4671