Let’s Go Neighborhood Leaders!

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The May 21 primary ballot includes some really important votes: US Congress in both the 3rd and 5th districts, Oregon state races including Secretary of State, as well as every County Commission District. It’s spring! The weather is warming up a (little) bit, And we’re getting outside talking voting with our neighbors. Starting now- Before the Voter Registration…

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Honoring Black History Month 2024

Obama Inauguration

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

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Let’s vote! Special District Election on May 16

School Board jobs

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.

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Opinion: Defend Democracy Against Fascism in Tennessee

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Michael Burleson, Chair of the Democratic Party of Multnomah County, applauds the moral courage of Justin Jones, Justin Pearson, and Gloria Johnson in standing up for the safety of Tennessee children. I condemn the expulsion of Justin Jones and Justin Pearson from the Tennessee legislature.

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MultDems Announce Treasurer Special Election

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 chair@multdems.org with your nomination by April 6, 2023.   Our Treasurer is responsible for the following: 1. Be custodian of all Party funds;2.…

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Why I Volunteer

Rosa Colquitt at Juneteenth

By Dr. Rosa Colquitt,PhD, Vice Chair of the Democratic Party of Oregon Over the past decade I have used a singular quote from civil rights icon, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as the tag line for all email communications and my personal Facebook header. Fully written into the depths of my heart are his inspiring…

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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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