Help Get Sensible Gun Control on the November Ballot

by Scott Eliasof Another day, another mass shooting. The 10 people killed in Buffalo NY recently make this month’s racially motivated attack at a Buffalo, NY, supermarket the deadliest mass shooting of the year in the United States. More disturbingly, it is also the 198th mass shooting in 2022. Not even 20 weeks into the…

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Thank you to Polaris Dance Theatre: 2022 Candidates Forum

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…

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Member Spotlight: Martin Mendelson

Martin Mendelson

Martin Mendelson, MD, PhD, shares why he’s active as a Multnomah County Democrat, serving on the Education and Basic Rights study groups, and on the PRLC. He has also been a Precinct Committee Person for the past two years. Martin got his start as a professor of physiology, teaching basic neurophysiology. After 16 years, he…

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National Day of Action for Abortion Rights May 14

Join Women’s March Foundation, Planned Parenthood, and partners for a national day of action. Planning is underway for the Bans Off Our Bodies Abortion Rally on Saturday, May 14th, from 2pm-5pm Stand up for your rights and support activists and the local, state and national legislators who are fighting for abortion rights. Learn more about…

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People Power! Your Questions Answered about Volunteering

by Dannelle D. StevensElection Integrity Study Group We hope you are interested in volunteering for the Democrats! That IS how we win in the long run… People-power, your power is your activism, our power is our activism! Yet, you have to find the best way for you to contribute your energy, your time, and even…

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How you can help get local and state Democrats elected

Whether you have an hour, an afternoon, or more – there’s work you can do to help every voter make their voice heard. Sometimes the ballot is  confusing and a friendly knowledgeable volunteer can really help. Sometimes voters don’t understand how much their vote matters. We do, we know races where a dozen votes or…

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What redistricting means when it comes time for you to vote

Redistricting means you may find yourself voting for in a different Oregon House district than you did in the past. You can verify what district you will be voting in by typing in your street address in the Multnomah County Election Division’s up-to-date district look up tool. Here’s an updated House District map from Multnomah…

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