MultDems Digest

Newsletter of the Multnomah County Democrats

September 2021
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A remarkable thing about the Democratic Party, both at the national level and here in Multnomah County, is how welcoming it is. Like this year’s Celsi Celebration, everyone is welcome under the Big Tent.

  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

The Platform, Resolution and Legislation Committee [PRLC] has begun the work of drafting the 2022 Multnomah County Democrats’ Platform and would like other Multnomah Democrats’ input over the next few months as Planks and Legislative Action Items

by Jeff Hammarlund Hello from our family cabin on Priest Lake in northern Idaho. We do have occasional access to the Internet up here, but we will leave by canoe on a camping trip tomorrow, so I

Sally Joughin & Jim Kahan, members of the Multnomah Democrats Platform Committee’s Criminal Justice Study Group August 2021 The criminal justice system in the United States is deeply flawed in many ways. While there

The Celsi Event held on June 26th was fun and successful. $22,000 was raised after expenses to help with 2022 races and issues. We had some great talent perform including musician Michael Allen Harrison,

The Multnomah Democrats are seeking nominations for our Treasurer position. View the candidate form here and declare your candidacy!

by Dannelle D. Stevens What is redistricting? Redistricting is the drawing of the boundaries of voting districts. A voting district is a geographical area that the government uses to create groups who vote for

You are invited to help re-write the Tribal Sovereignty article of MultDems’ Platform on Monday, August 16 from noon to 1 p.m. The Zoom link is provided below. Here’s the link to the Tribal

THURSDAY, AUGUST 12, 2021 ~ 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM RSVP HERE SAVE THE DATE! WHAT: Multnomah Democrats Annual Picnic WHEN: Thursday, August 12 from 6 to 8pm WHERE: Red Sunset Park in Gresham

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Member Spotlight!

So why are YOU a Democrat? Please click here and tell us why and how you are involved!

Member Spotlight: Michael Smith

Why did you become involved in the Democratic Party of Multnomah County? I had always been peripherally involved with politics – mostly blogging and then volunteering in campaigns here and there – but afterRead More

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Member Spotlight: Marcia Schneider

What are the different roles you have served in the Democratic Party? Currently, I am a Precinct Committee Person, Vice Chair 1 for Multnomah County Democrats,  and a member of the State Central CommitteeRead More

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Upcoming Events

  • Economic Study Group
    September 18, 2021 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm
    Multnomah County Democrats, 3551 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA

  • Tech Team Meeting
    September 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm
    Multnomah County Democrats, 3551 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97232, USA