Why Run for Portland City Council?

Portland small donor elections

Portland’s city government will look dramatically different starting in January 2025. The election of 12 new city council members (3 from each of 4 districts around the city), plus a new mayor and city auditor, will happen in November 2024. That’s a long way off! So, why are so many people already declaring their intent to run? And, why should YOU consider running? Get the info and important dates and links here.

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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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