Alternative Voting Methods Report

This page report was prepared by the Election Integrity Caucus of the Democratic Party of Oregon Presented by the Alternative Voting Methods Subcommittee, Chaired by  Lisa Wolf Endorsements for Delegate Selection Use:  Travis Nelson & Bravo Valdez  Contributors: Deren Ash, James Davis, Gary Lietke, Michael Smith, Thomas Wrisley, Sherry Healy, and Lisa Wol ALTERNATIVE VOTING…

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2nd Call for Comms Officer Candidates

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And a call-out of appreciation to our incredible Comms Team! It has been an honor serving as MultDem’s Communications Officer this past year. With my son in his last year at home and my mom fighting cancer, I am stepping away to tend to my family. As this is my final week in this role, I wanted…

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Candidates Sought for Comms Officer

MultDems is looking for a new Comms Officer starting in February. If interested, please email info@MultDems.org. I announced recently that I would be stepping down as Comms Officer at the end of January. Even as I write this, I am preparing to bring my mom home from the hospital tomorrow. With my family struggling with multiple…

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Gretchen Hollands Elected MultDems Treasurer

This is an image of Multnomah County Democrats Treasurer Candidate Gretchen Hollands

Gretchen Hollands was elected the MultDems Treasurer at our December Central Committee meeting. Candidate for Treasurer Special Election December 9, 2021 Multnomah County Democrats Central Committee Meeting Gretchen Hollands Gretchen Hollands was elected the MultDems Treasurer at our December Central Committee meeting. Read her candidate bio below to learn more about her.  Thank you for…

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Reaching out to NAV Voters

We have 2 current MultDem actions as we gear up for the 2022 Midterms.  #1. We are laying the groundwork now for a really strong voter turnout for OR Governor, the new 6th Congressional seat, and our local races, and we need an afternoon or two of voter registration starting now thru early Dec.  We have a targeted outreach…

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2022 Platform Process

The Platform, Resolution and Legislation Committee (PRLC) has completed its work drafting the 2022 Multnomah County Democrats Platform for the Convention to be held on November 6, 2021. Here is the 2022  MCD Platform Final Draft of preamble and planks which will be sent to the Convention for approval. The PRLC has also drafted the…

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August Digest: Our Big Tent

A remarkable thing about the Democratic Party, both at the national level and here in Multnomah County, is how welcoming it is. Like this year’s Celsi Celebration, everyone is welcome under the Big Tent.

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Member Spotlight: Michael Smith

Why did you become involved in the Democratic Party of Multnomah County? I had always been peripherally involved with politics – mostly blogging and then volunteering in campaigns here and there – but after Trump happened, I knew I had to get back in. Nothing less than American democracy was at stake. So, I became…

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Help write the Tribal Sovereignty article for the MultDems’ Platform

You are invited to help re-write the Tribal Sovereignty article of MultDems’ Platform on Monday, August 16 from noon to 1 p.m. The Zoom link is provided below. Here’s the link to the Tribal Sovereignty article of the current (2020) Platform. https://multdems.org/…/platform-of…/tribal-sovereignty/ How can the upcoming (2022) version be improved? What needs to stay? What,…

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