The Multnomah County Democrats support the Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) in their decision to authorize a strike. PAT members have been working at Portland Public Schools without a contract since June. Their requests for lower class size limits, higher compensation, school building conditions and other measures are reasonable and will benefit students. Find out what Democrats can do to support teachers.Read More >
A statement from the Admin team of the Multnomah County Democrats about the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Mike Johnson. The message to Oregonians and all Americans is clear: the Republican Party is owned by anti-democratic extremists.Read More >
Join the fun and raise funds for the Multnomah County Democrats at the 2023 Comedy Night on Oct. 13, featuring host and headliner Carl Wolfson with hilarious sets by Susan Rice and David Seung.Read More >
Attention all Multnomah County Democrats: please join us at the 2023 State Platform Convention happening on August 18-20 at Western Oregon University by completing our handy signup form! The deadline for signing up is July 19th at 5pm. Thanks for your interest and we’ll look forward to seeing you there!Read More >
Help raise funds for the Multnomah County Democrats and join the fun when Poison Waters and special performers present Drag Queen Bingo. on Sunday, May 21 at the Darcelle XV Showcase in Portland.Read More >
Contributed by Tracy Farwell, MultDems PRLC and Climate Action Committee Member The Oregon Seismic Resilience Planning is in disarray, while the geologic threat is inescapable. Our current 50-year plan ignores near term event trend data. Catastrophic costs to Portland, to Oregon, and to Federal Resources must be managed by immediate short term investment in…Read More >
The MultDems will have a special election for the Treasurer Officer position during our central committee meeting on April 13, 2023. Interested? Know someone who might be great in this role? If so, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your nomination by April 6, 2023. Our Treasurer is responsible for the following: 1. Be custodian of all Party funds;2.…Read More >
Celebrating the launch of the Oregon Arts and Culture Caucus on February 27, at Salem’s Elsinore Theatre. Hundreds of arts organizations from around the state, along with dozens of state legislators, attended the event. MultDem state rep Rob Nosse is coordinating the bipartisan caucus.Read More >
Many of you have been asking about the Multnomah County Democrats’ stance on Measure 114, which makes changes to firearm ownership and purchase requirements. Officially, our stance on Measure is NO POSITION.
It is worth noting that the MultDems official 2022 platform calls for the strengthening of Oregon gun laws.
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…Read More >