MultDems Member Spotlight: Lori Hood

Oregon House District 52

Lori has been a Precinct Committee Person (PCP) for Oregon House District 52 since 2020. (The state representative for this district is currently a Republican.) She’s been active with the Environmental Caucus including advocating for Rural Timber Tax Fairness, and volunteering on various election campaigns including phone banks, card and letter campaigns. We asked her a few questions about why she is a Democrat.

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Community Action & Engagement (CA&E) Needs You!

MultDems Community Action and Engagement

by Kelly McCurdy An Opportunity for PCPs and Volunteers to MAKE A DIFFERENCE.Please complete the attached survey and download these shareable resources. As we kick off the new year and new reorganization of our party, we are asking for your direct support in the relaunch of our Community Action & Engagement (CA&E) program. For anyone…

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MultDems Member Spotlight: Ricci Susick

Ricci Susick

Ricci Susick is a newly elected Precinct Committee Person (PCP) in HD 38. She is a retired rehabilitation manager who also worked with the American Physical Therapy Association Government Affairs Committee to get bills sponsored and introduced that moved the profession forward, We asked her a few questions.

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Service is Celebrating: The MLK Day of Service

Martin Luther King, Jr. #TimeMagazine #MLK

January 16, 2023 marks the 28th anniversary of the annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service. Observed annually on the third Monday in January as “a day on, not a day off,” this federally recognized holiday encourages all Americans to honor Dr. King through service to one another and to their communities.

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Governor Tina Kotek, a New Portland City Charter, a majority in the US Senate. Thank you – Your efforts made these victories and more possible.

Oregon voting statistics November 2022 Elections

(with Marcia Schneider) 2022 was supposed to be a red wave – coming out of a pandemic with inflation high and confidence in democracy low. With our rights, our families, our planet and so much more on the line, not only did you vote, you wrote letters, knocked doors, sent postcards, dropped slate cards, made…

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When the going gets tough…

Defend Democracy

Notes about the “long game” from an active PCP and slate-dropping canvasser by Philip Quarterman These are tough times, and worse could be coming if the pundits are right about the upcoming election. I am bracing myself.  Meantime, I comfort myself with Randy Newman’s words, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going.” And…

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Four Myths about the Portland City Charter Measure

Portland City Hall

with Francoise Brun-Cottan What does the ballot proposal for a new form of city government really do? In November, Portland voters will decide whether to change Portland’s form of government. Since 1913 Portland has been “run” by five commissioners who wear two hats: The legislative hat: Listen to voters, make policy, pass laws The executive…

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Midterms: How To Reach Voters in CA, NV and more

The Oregon midterm elections are scary enough, but the fate of democracy is also on the edge in many other states. How can you be a part of the effort to reach Democratic Party-leaning voters to make sure they cast their ballots? Vote Forward letter-writing is one good way. It’s easy, and you can do it from home. But, the Vote Forward big mail-out is this Saturday, Oct. 29. Here’s the call to action from Vote Forward:

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