Help Get Sensible Gun Control on the November Ballot

by Scott Eliasof Another day, another mass shooting. The 10 people killed in Buffalo NY recently make this month’s racially motivated attack at a Buffalo, NY, supermarket the deadliest mass shooting of the year in the United States. More disturbingly, it is also the 198th mass shooting in 2022. Not even 20 weeks into the…

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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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Member Spotlight: Martin Mendelson

Martin Mendelson

Martin Mendelson, MD, PhD, shares why he’s active as a Multnomah County Democrat, serving on the Education and Basic Rights study groups, and on the PRLC. He has also been a Precinct Committee Person for the past two years. Martin got his start as a professor of physiology, teaching basic neurophysiology. After 16 years, he…

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People Power! Your Questions Answered about Volunteering

by Dannelle D. StevensElection Integrity Study Group We hope you are interested in volunteering for the Democrats! That IS how we win in the long run… People-power, your power is your activism, our power is our activism! Yet, you have to find the best way for you to contribute your energy, your time, and even…

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What’s what in our government…. Ranked Choice Voting Explored

Let’s get smarter about different voting methods like Ranked Choice by Dannelle D. Stevens – Election Integrity Study Group MultDems may have heard rumors that we need to change our voting methods. Other cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan, San Francisco and 29 others RankedChoiceVotingCities2021 opted in for Ranked Choice Voting (RCV).  Why would any city…

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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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Tribal Sovereignty Legislative Action Study Group:

Making Lives Better for Indigenous People in Multnomah County and Beyond by Elisha Big Back (Northern Cheyenne) and Ruth Jensen (Tlingit) The purpose of the Tribal Sovereignty Legislative Action Study Group is to advance Indigenous priorities and connect with Indigenous cultures. The Group takes collective action monthly to advocate for Indigenous issues. All Democrats and non-affiliated voters…

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