April 26, 2016 is the last day to register to vote or change party affiliation for the May 17th Primary Election. If you want to vote on party nominations, this is the deadline to make that possible. The Secretary of State's website says that registration cards postmarked April 26th or before, or submitted online by 11:59 PM April 26th will be valid. Oregon Elections: My Vote
The monthly General Meeting/Central Committee Meeting of the Multnomah County Democratic Party is Thursday, April 14th.
Doors open at 6:00 PM
Meeting starts at 7:00
Where? Multnomah Democrats' Headquarters at 3551 NE Sandy Blvd.
On the Agenda:
Lightning Round Candidate Intros - Democratic Candidates for office in Multnomah County have been invited to attend or send a representative. Many have committed to join us. All candidates will be introduced; candidates in contested races will get a chance to speak briefly to their candidacy. (There are a lot of them.)
Presentation from Save Endangered Animals Oregon.
Upcoming events, committee reports, announcements.
March 10, 2016
Doors open at 6:00; meeting starts at 7:00
Multnomah Democrats' Headquarters: 3551 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland
Agenda will include:
Featured Speaker: Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici
Multnomah County Democrats, would you like to be a Precinct Committee Person, represent the Multnomah County Democratic Party in your neighborhood, and represent your neighborhood in the Multnomah County Democratic Party? Filing for election as a Precinct Committee Person in 2016 closes on March 8th at 5:00 PM.
The form can be found here: http://sos.oregon.gov/elections/Documents/SEL105.pdf
In this important election year, the Multnomah County Democratic Party is proud to announce our biggest party and fundraiser of the year: The Celsi Celebration!
Named in honor of a super-volunteer and Party leader, Dick Celsi, it's a time to celebrate good Democrats working to make people's lives better - and have a good time with Democratic friends.
Keynote Speaker: Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum
Saturday, May 21, 2016 at the Riverside Golf & Country Club, 8105 NE 33rd Drive in Portland, 6:00 to 9:30 p.m.
Be a part of it:
The Multnomah County Democratic Party 2016 Platform Convention was held on January 16th; the approved platform is attached.
Our regular meeting will be held on February 11th; Doors open at 6:00; Meeting at 7:00. 3551 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland.
The agenda will include monthly business and reports, and consideration of bylaw amendments; see below.
Attention PCPs: Bylaw amendments recommended by the Rules Committee and endorsed by the Executive Committee are before the Central Committee. Article IX amendments were approved in January, and Article VI and VIII will be considered at the February meeting.
Come to the last meeting of 2015. Doors open at 6:00; Meeting at 7:00. 3551 NE Sandy Blvd., Portland.
We will start the meeting, again, with a moment of silence in commemoration of the lives taken and the lives affected by gun violence. We will then take ten to fifteen minutes for members to speak briefly on reactions to items in the news.
Featured Presentation: Renew Oregon