MultDems Member Spotlight: Dacia Grayber

Dacia Grayber is many things: a firefighter, paramedic, mom and activist. She’s been a PCP and Neighborhood Leader. She served as State Representative for Oregon House of Representatives District 35 during 2021-2023. Last November, Grayber won the election to represent the newly reorganized Oregon House District 28. She took office in January 2023. Last fall,…

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MultDems Member Spotlight: Lori Hood

Oregon House District 52

Lori has been a Precinct Committee Person (PCP) for Oregon House District 52 since 2020. (The state representative for this district is currently a Republican.) She’s been active with the Environmental Caucus including advocating for Rural Timber Tax Fairness, and volunteering on various election campaigns including phone banks, card and letter campaigns. We asked her a few questions about why she is a Democrat.

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MultDems Member Spotlight: Ricci Susick

Ricci Susick

Ricci Susick is a newly elected Precinct Committee Person (PCP) in HD 38. She is a retired rehabilitation manager who also worked with the American Physical Therapy Association Government Affairs Committee to get bills sponsored and introduced that moved the profession forward, We asked her a few questions.

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MultDems Member Spotlight: Greg Burrill

Greg Burrill

Greg is a Co-Chair of the Racial Inclusivity Work Group, and he is a PCP in HD-48. He has also been a Neighborhood Leader. Greg is a substitute teacher who is working “to create a world that works for all beings, human and other.” He is active in the teachers union at the local, state…

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Midterms: How To Reach Voters in CA, NV and more

The Oregon midterm elections are scary enough, but the fate of democracy is also on the edge in many other states. How can you be a part of the effort to reach Democratic Party-leaning voters to make sure they cast their ballots? Vote Forward letter-writing is one good way. It’s easy, and you can do it from home. But, the Vote Forward big mail-out is this Saturday, Oct. 29. Here’s the call to action from Vote Forward:

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Scenes from the 2022 MultDems Picnic

MultDems Picnic 2022

Many dozens of MultDems, including lots of PCPs and electeds, enjoyed a sunny afternoon barbecue at Gresham’s Red Sunset Park on July 14th. The crowd was energized by lively speeches from U.S. Congress candidate Jamie McLeod-Skinner, Portland City Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty, Gresham City Council member Eddy Morales, Oregon State Senators Lew Frederick and Michael…

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Member Spotlight: Martin Mendelson

Martin Mendelson

Martin Mendelson, MD, PhD, shares why he’s active as a Multnomah County Democrat, serving on the Education and Basic Rights study groups, and on the PRLC. He has also been a Precinct Committee Person for the past two years. Martin got his start as a professor of physiology, teaching basic neurophysiology. After 16 years, he…

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Why I Am a Democrat: Robin Denburg

Robin Denburg

A Portlander since the 1990s, Robin was recently elected Assistant District Leader for House District 42 (replacing Spencer Trumm, who moved to a new district). Robin is a Realtor and an avid supporter of green building and sustainability with an Earth Advantage Green Realtor Certification.  He says that he got involved with Multnomah County Democrats to help…

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