Run for Something, but How?

Campaign training

e Campaign and Candidate Liaison Committee of the Multnomah County Democrats wants to help candidates and staff run their campaigns as well as inform those who might be considering running in the future. The MultDems host a virtual half-day candidate training session on Saturday, March 9. The event is free but RSVP is required.

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Meet the Candidates!

Defend Democracy

At the next virtual MultDems Central Committee meeting (open to all Precinct Committee Persons – PCPs), on Thursday, January 11, the Campaign Committee will host a “Meet and Greet” with 2024 primary and fall election candidates. The sessions will be held in breakout rooms during 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

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About the New House Speaker…

U.S. House of Representatives

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.

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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 infoi and importand dates and links here.

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The March on Washington

Martin Luther King, Jr., at the 1963 March on Washington

Sixty years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., gave his “I Have a Dream” speech at the “March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.” Celebrated as one of the greatest speeches of the 20th century, and carried live by television across the nation, the speech continues to inspire Democrats. Democratic Party of Oregon Chair Rosa Colquitt, PhD, reflects on the meaning of the March and speech today.

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Sign Up For the 2023 State Platform Convention

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!

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Oregon Celebrates Juneteenth 2023

Juneteenth 2023 Oregon

Over the many years of celebrating Juneteenth, widely known as “Freedom Day,” we can scarcely imagine the depths of the emotions and the fear of the unknown for the newly freed Black men, women and children of Texas. Today, as Oregon prepares to celebrate Juneteenth 2023, Dr. Rosa Colquitt PhD, State Party Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon, shares her amazement about June 17, 2021, the day President Joe Biden signed a bill into law establishing June 19th as Juneteenth National Independence Day.

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