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Honoring Black History Month 2024

By Rosa Colquitt | February 3, 2024

Rosa Colquitt, PhD, State Party Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon, reflects on Barack Obama’s presidential inauguration in 2009, and the continual fight by many Black Americans in 2024, to protect the precious right to vote. #BlackHistoryMonth

Campaign training

Run for Something, but How?

By Dannelle D. Stevens | January 29, 2024

e Campaign and Candidate Liaison Committee of the Multnomah County Democrats wants to help candidates and staff run their campaigns as well as inform those who might be considering running in the future. The MultDems host a virtual half-day candidate training session on Saturday, March 9. The event is free but RSVP is required.

Intentional space making

Free Webinar: Intentional Space Making

By Communications Officer | January 16, 2024

Join Multnomah County Democrats chair Salomé Chimuku at this virtual webinar on January 31, to learn how to encourage equitable participation in any meeting. Free; RSVP required.

Multnomah County Democrats Adopt Resolution Calling for Peace and Ceasefire in Gaza 

By Multco Dems | January 12, 2024

At our Central Committee Meeting on Thursday, January 11th, the Multnomah County Democrats adopted a resolution regarding the conflict in Gaza. The resolution was submitted by petition and was adopted after several hours of polite and civilized discussion. We want to extend our appreciation to the PCPs who wrote and submitted this thoughtful resolution. To…

President Biden Remarks on the January 6 Capitol Attack

By Rosa Colquitt | January 9, 2024

Rosa Colquitt, PhD, chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon, offers these thoughts on the significance of President Joe Biden’s remarks on the third anniversary of the January 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Defend Democracy

Meet the Candidates!

By Communications Officer | January 6, 2024

At the next virtual MultDems Central Committee meeting (open to all Precinct Committee Persons – PCPs), on Thursday, January 11, the Campaign Committee will host a “Meet and Greet” with 2024 primary and fall election candidates. The sessions will be held in breakout rooms during 6:30 to 7:30 pm.

Portland Teachers rally 2023

We Support Portland Teachers

By Multco Dems | October 31, 2023

The Multnomah County Democrats support the Portland Association of Teachers (PAT) in their decision to authorize a strike. PAT members have been working at Portland Public Schools without a contract since June. Their requests for lower class size limits, higher compensation, school building conditions and other measures are reasonable and will benefit students. Find out what Democrats can do to support teachers.

U.S. House of Representatives

About the New House Speaker…

By Multco Dems | October 30, 2023

A statement from the Admin team of the Multnomah County Democrats about the new Speaker of the US House of Representatives, Mike Johnson. The message to Oregonians and all Americans is clear: the Republican Party is owned by anti-democratic extremists.

Portland small donor elections

Why Run for Portland City Council?

By Beth Blenz-Clucas | October 24, 2023

Portland’s city government will look dramatically different starting in January 2025. The election of 12 new city council members (3 from each of 4 districts around the city), plus a new mayor and city auditor, will happen in November 2024. That’s a long way off! So, why are so many people already declaring their intent to run? And, why should YOU consider running? Get the infoi and importand dates and links here.

Portland distrcits 2024-25

Where To Find 20,000 Votes?

By Dannelle D. Stevens | October 15, 2023

MultDems Campaign and Candidate Liaison Committee vice-chair explores the reasons behind the new Portland city district boundary lines, particularly why District 4 crosses the Willamette River.

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