Opinion: Defend Democracy Against Fascism in Tennessee

Tennesee statehoues chamber

Michael Burleson, Chair of the Democratic Party of Multnomah County, applauds the moral courage of Justin Jones, Justin Pearson, and Gloria Johnson in standing up for the safety of Tennessee children. I condemn the expulsion of Justin Jones and Justin Pearson from the Tennessee legislature.

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Opinion: Rene Gonzalez’s Tent Ban is Cruel

Portland City Hall

In February, Portland City Commissioner Rene Gonzalez banned Portland Street Response from distributing tents to the houseless citing fire danger. Multnomah County Democrats Chair Michael Burleson urges Gonzales to reverse course on this response to the housing crisis in Portland.

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#runforsomething: MultDems Candidate Training February 27th

Candidate Training February 27

Your community needs you! Are you ready to take the leap and run for elected office? School board and other positions are coming up in the May Election and MultDems want to help you get started. Democracy runs on our representation and involvement! Those who hold these positions make a difference now. They are also…

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January 2021 Central Committee: Thursday the 14th.

NOTE: The deadline to submit your nomination for Chair, Vice Chair 1 (training), Vice Chair 2 (credentialing), Secretary, Treasurer, Communications Officer and Technology Officer is Saturday, January 9th, 2021 at 8 PM Any Democrat living in Multnomah County may run! The Democratic Party of Multnomah County Central Committee meets Thursday, January 14, 2021 ONLINE ZOOM…

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2020 Election: Celebration and Gratitude

In Multnomah County, you, our local Democrats, our volunteers and our donors have inspired me and inspired all of us. From our committee leaders and committee members who do the behind the scenes work to the District Leaders, PCP’s, Neighborhood Leaders and all of you who have engaged with the Election Hub; we have done…

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Statement to the 26 September 2020 PDX for Basic Income Event

The Democratic Party of Multnomah County, Mission and Vision states –  “We envision and Demand a government designed by the people and for the benefit of the people.” At this moment we demand a return of the dividends due, we the people, who have over the past 40 years contributed our hard earned funds and…

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In Memory and Honor of the Service of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

How do we define courage?  Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was courage personified. From her earliest efforts to gain equal opportunities for women, to her many career accomplishments, to her strength in standing up to extremists on all sides, and in facing the reality of her illness with her choice to pursue the most extreme treatments. …

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Multnomah Democrats statement on violence and protest

We support the work of the Black Lives Matter movement and its mission of re-imagining police and ending systemic racism.  We join with Black leaders in condemning the violence of agitators who claim they are committing violent acts in BLM’s name. It does not serve Democracy or the causes of justice.  We condemn both the…

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To Be a District Leader

  Every House District (HD) in Multnomah County has a Multnomah Democrat District Leader (DL) who organizes the work of their local precinct committee persons (PCPs).  In July of 2020, as in every even numbered July, each HD call a reorg meeting and elects their district leader and assistant district leader. We want you to…

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