Betsy Johnson, Guns and TEDx

by Julio Castilleja Betsy Johnson is likely to be an Independent candidate for Oregon governor this November. Over the weekend, she made a surprise appearance in front of the crowd at TEDx in Portland, and, when pressed on gun reform by the audience, said that “the style of the gun doesn’t dictate the legality.” She said this…

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Thank you to Polaris Dance Theatre: 2022 Candidates Forum

For the first time since the pandemic, Multnomah County Democrats hosted a live forum with candidates for city and county positions on April 28 at Polaris Dance Theatre in NW Portland, We thank Polaris Dance Theatre for donating the space and facilities for our return to live candidates events. Multnomah County Democrats Chair Julio Castilleja stated, “On behalf of…

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National Day of Action for Abortion Rights May 14

Join Women’s March Foundation, Planned Parenthood, and partners for a national day of action. Planning is underway for the Bans Off Our Bodies Abortion Rally on Saturday, May 14th, from 2pm-5pm Stand up for your rights and support activists and the local, state and national legislators who are fighting for abortion rights. Learn more about…

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How you can help get local and state Democrats elected

Whether you have an hour, an afternoon, or more – there’s work you can do to help every voter make their voice heard. Sometimes the ballot is  confusing and a friendly knowledgeable volunteer can really help. Sometimes voters don’t understand how much their vote matters. We do, we know races where a dozen votes or…

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What redistricting means when it comes time for you to vote

Redistricting means you may find yourself voting for in a different Oregon House district than you did in the past. You can verify what district you will be voting in by typing in your street address in the Multnomah County Election Division’s up-to-date district look up tool. Here’s an updated House District map from Multnomah…

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Multnomah Democrats 2021 Platform Convention

The Platform, Resolution and Legislation Committee is beginning the work of drafting the 2022 MCD Platform and would like your input over the next few months as we develop the Planks for the Articles that will form the Platform for the Convention to be held on November 6, 2021. The Platform is a compilation of statements of our basic beliefs and…

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