Revised Rules Published

We have updated the Standing Rules with the new rule on PRLC quorum. By custom, we have also published last year’s Platform Convention rules as the bulk of Rule 13. You can view the revised Standing Rules here. Expect this link to also appear on the Bylaws page soon. –Michael Smith, Rules Committee Chair

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Alternative Voting Methods Report

This page report was prepared by the Election Integrity Caucus of the Democratic Party of Oregon Presented by the Alternative Voting Methods Subcommittee, Chaired by  Lisa Wolf Endorsements for Delegate Selection Use:  Travis Nelson & Bravo Valdez  Contributors: Deren Ash, James Davis, Gary Lietke, Michael Smith, Thomas Wrisley, Sherry Healy, and Lisa Wol ALTERNATIVE VOTING…

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What’s what in our government…. Ranked Choice Voting Explored

Let’s get smarter about different voting methods like Ranked Choice by Dannelle D. Stevens – Election Integrity Study Group MultDems may have heard rumors that we need to change our voting methods. Other cities like Ann Arbor, Michigan, San Francisco and 29 others RankedChoiceVotingCities2021 opted in for Ranked Choice Voting (RCV).  Why would any city…

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Member Spotlight: Paul Choi

In this Member Spotlight, we asked a new Multnomah County Democrat to tell us his story. Paul was an integral part of the Communications Group effort to overhaul the MultDems website. Paul was able to take the design work done by the team and previous volunteers and single-handedly deliver the streamlined site which just launched…

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Member Spotlight: Deian Salazar

Editor’s Note: Deian is the MultDems Youth Committee Chair, a District Leader and a Precinct Committee Person for House District 47. He ran for David Douglas School Board in 2021. A young activist working on progressive causes, including disability rights, he shares the reasons why he is proud to be a Multnomah County Democrat. How…

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2nd Call for Comms Officer Candidates

Jas in nature

And a call-out of appreciation to our incredible Comms Team! It has been an honor serving as MultDem’s Communications Officer this past year. With my son in his last year at home and my mom fighting cancer, I am stepping away to tend to my family. As this is my final week in this role, I wanted…

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Why I Am a Democrat: Robin Denburg

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 of green building and sustainability with an Earth Advantage Green Realtor Certification.  He says that he got involved with Multnomah County Democrats to help…

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Candidates Sought for Comms Officer

MultDems is looking for a new Comms Officer starting in February. If interested, please email info@MultDems.org. I announced recently that I would be stepping down as Comms Officer at the end of January. Even as I write this, I am preparing to bring my mom home from the hospital tomorrow. With my family struggling with multiple…

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