MultDems Digest

Newsletter of the Multnomah County Democrats

January 2022
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MultDems is looking for a new Comms Officer starting in February. If interested, please email . I announced recently that I would be stepping down as Comms Officer at the end of January. Even

  Today, Oregon is known as one of the most broad-minded states in the country. It has consistently for years been placed in polls as one of the top 10 most liberal states to

by Dannelle D. Stevens – Election Integrity Study Group About five years ago I retired, just in time to see DJT elected and to begin to devote more time to politics. I began searching

by Gary Lietke, District Leader for HD 44 and Chair, Community Action & Engagement Committee It’s time to talk frankly within our committed Precinct Committee Persons (PCPs), so we can respond adequately to the

by Dannelle D. Stevens, Election Integrity Study Group You may recall the 2000 election where Al Gore lost to George W. Bush. The Washington Post called out Nader as a “spoiler” who drew votes

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

by Dannelle D. Stevens, Election Integrity Study Group Given the old idea that Oregon is a small state and does not need a full-time legislature, our state legislature does not meet full time. This

by Tracy Farwell and Britton Taylor The climate crisis is top of mind as the UN Climate Change Conference (COP26) comes to a close in Glasgow. A coalition of local environmental and climate groups put

a conversation with Rep. Lisa Reynolds (HD 36) More than 80 percent of adults vaccinated in Oregon so far, and many children are now eligible to get their first doses. However, even some vaccinated

We have 2 current MultDem actions as we gear up for the 2022 Midterms.  #1. We are laying the groundwork now for a really strong voter turnout for OR Governor, the new 6th Congressional seat,

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Member Spotlight!

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Why I Am a Democrat: Robin Denburg

A Portlander since the 1990s, Robin was recently elected Assistant District Leader for House District 42 (replacing Spencer Trumm, who moved to a new district). Robin is a Realtor and an avid supporter ofRead More

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Member Spotlight: Laurie Wimmer

Laurie Wimmer, a dedicated activist for public education and one of the key architects of Oregon’s Student Success Act. talks about why local action is important.

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