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Preceded by  Frank Morse
Role  Politician
Name  Betsy Close
Website  Senate website

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Preceded by  Carolyn Oakley (before redistricting)
Succeeded by  Andy Olson (after redistricting)
Born  4 May 1950 (age 65) Shelton, Washington (1950-05-04)

Political party  Oregon Republican Party

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Betsy L. Close (born May 4, 1950) is a Republican politician currently serving in the Oregon State Senate. Close was sworn into office in October 2012, replacing Frank Morse, who retired before his term ended. Prior to serving as Senator, Close served four terms as state representative and taught in Albany, Oregon, and Washington state.

In October 2013 she announced she would run for a full term. In the November 2014 election, Close was defeated by Democrat Sara Gelser.

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Betsy Close Wikipedia