The 82nd Oregon Legislative Assembly convened January 17, 2023

The deliberations of the Constitutional Convention of 1787 were held in Independence Hall, Philadelphia.

As Benjamin Franklin left the hall, a Mrs. Powell of Philadelphia asked him, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, a republic or a monarchy?”

Without hesitation, he famously responded, “A republic, if you can keep it.


Every member of the Deschutes Republican Party are volunteers. Our representative republic only works when civic-minded people take an active role in government and our party depends on our volunteers to help make it all happen.

Volunteering is a great way to meet new friends and gain a better understanding of how our Republic works. Volunteering is the way each of us can help keep our rights, our liberty and our freedom. We encourage everyone to participate in the process of our government and work to keep this great republic intact so we can pass it on to generations of Americans yet to come.

Our Volunteers help with:

  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach & Engagement
  • Grassroots Organizing
  • Events
  • Membership Recruitment
  • Legislative Watchdogs/Help
  • Data Entry
  • Social Media
  • Database/Office Management
  • Candidate Support & Outreach

There's a volunteer job for everyone. Just send us your interests in the online volunteer form, or contact us at [email protected].