Lane County GOP chairman says he seeks to bring integrity back
John Large waits in the reception area of Omlid & Swinney, a fire protection company in Springfield. He’s there personally to express thanks for the company’s support of the Lane County GOP Golf Invitational.
As the manager emerges from his office, Large goes into action with a big smile and hearty handshake at the ready. They launch into conversation about business, family, friends and local gossip.
“I keep telling our volunteers that they need to go out and talk to people. You need to get personal, because they don’t know who you are,” Large says.
It’s the personal touch that Large says is helping him grow and strengthen the Republican Party in Lane County. With a permanent office for the first time in 17 years and his one-on-one approach, Large wants to help get GOP votes for the next election.