Democrats in Multnomah County must vote in the May 16, 2023 special district election, particularly in in races where the extreme right (aka MAGA Republicans) is trying to infiltrate, especially with east county school board and MESD contests.
Dannelle D. Stevens explores the some stats about local voting in off-season elections. ow voter turnout means that even small efforts can make a big difference in the outcomes! It also means these districts are very vulnerable to being taken over by negative forces as we have seen in school districts across the US.Read More >
Multnomah County Democrats support Measure 26-238, “Eviction Representation for All” . This measure will raise funds for enhanced tenant service, which can aid neighborhood livability and reduce the future number of newly homeless.Read More >
The MultDems will have a special election for the Treasurer Officer position during our central committee meeting on April 13, 2023. Interested? Know someone who might be great in this role? If so, please email email@example.com with your nomination by April 6, 2023. Our Treasurer is responsible for the following: 1. Be custodian of all Party funds;2.…Read More >
(with Marcia Schneider) 2022 was supposed to be a red wave – coming out of a pandemic with inflation high and confidence in democracy low. With our rights, our families, our planet and so much more on the line, not only did you vote, you wrote letters, knocked doors, sent postcards, dropped slate cards, made…Read More >
Notes about the “long game” from an active PCP and slate-dropping canvasser by Philip Quarterman These are tough times, and worse could be coming if the pundits are right about the upcoming election. I am bracing myself. Meantime, I comfort myself with Randy Newman’s words, “when the going gets tough, the tough get going.” And…Read More >
The right to vote is extraordinarily unique. Beloved Congressman John Lewis left us with these unforgettable, inspiring words to last for a lifetime: “The vote is precious. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democratic society and we must use it.” Indeed, all of us must exercise our right to vote on…Read More >
by Angela Jones, PCP HD 47 Maureen Dowd’s recent opinion piece in the New York Times is the call to arms Oregon Democrats need now, less than 50 days until ballots are mailed. We are looking at the frightening potential of a garishly bespectacled, gun-toting Oregon governor. A woman. But not an ally for women’s…Read More >