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.Read More >
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.Read More >
Greg is a Co-Chair of the Racial Inclusivity Work Group, and he is a PCP in HD-48. He has also been a Neighborhood Leader. Greg is a substitute teacher who is working “to create a world that works for all beings, human and other.” He is active in the teachers union at the local, state…Read More >
I’ve been thinking a lot about how I’ll focus my energies in the coming year, maybe you are, too. The questions I’m asking include: What engagement and education do we need to ensure the success of the new Portland City Charter? How will climate action and health access be rolled out in our communities and at…Read More >
(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…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.
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…Read More >
By David Burnell On May 5th at Portland’s DoubleTree Hotel was the 12th annual League of Minority Voters State of Civil Rights Candidate Forum. It was an evening of panel dialogue, candidate pitches, awards, and a celebration of civil rights champions. The organization was founded in 2007 by Promise King, a Black man who is…Read More >
Britton Taylor, MultDems Communication Chair, recently chatted with Mercedes Elizalde to get a better understanding of the housing crisis in Multnomah County. What follows is a condensed and lightly edited version of their conversation.Read More >