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Filling Political Vacancies in Oregon

Filling Political Vacancies in Oregon By Mike Steele, Washington County It’s not unusual to have some turnover in locally elected seats. Among many other reasons, politicians retire, or have health issues, or find themselves running for a higher office and need to vacate their current elected position. This happens on [...]

January 19th, 2020|Tags: , , |

OP-ED: The Safe Choice To Beat Trump Might Not Be Who You Expect

OP-ED: The Safe Choice To Beat Trump Might Not Be Who You Expect By Laura Wadlin, Washington County While the primary season tends to highlight our differences, Democrats are unified in our desire to beat Trump in 2020. Much ink has been spilled about electibility – but is it possible [...]

December 30th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

A Look at Sheri Schouten’s Life and Legislative Career

A Look at Sheri Schouten's Life and Legislative Career By Adam Gretzinger, House District Leader HD-27 Democratic State Representative Sheri Schouten (formerly Sheri Malstrom) has been serving House District 27 in the Oregon Legislature since 2017. Currently she serves on 4 committees in the Oregon House: Healthcare, the Energy & [...]

December 19th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Neuberger 2019: A Very Special Success

Neuberger 2019: A Very Special Success By Martita Meier, 1st Vice Chair and Corliss Carleton, Neuberger Procurement Chair A Letter of special thanks: Every Neuberger event is meaningful, and a time for us all to come together and rally as the local Democratic Party, but this year was really [...]

November 24th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

2019 Washington County Democrats Platform & LAI’s

2019 Washington County Democrats Platform & LAI's Our 2019 Platform Convention completed October 13th, 2019. Please review the PDFs below to see our new Platform and LAI's. There will be an opportunity to vote on the prioritization of our LAI's. For more details please contact the Platform and Resolutions [...]

Our Values: A Global Commitment to Peace

Our Values: A Global Commitment to Peace by Karolina Newcombe, Communications Committee Member It's happening again. We can see it plain as day. The drums for another war are starting to beat. It seems that any time a Republican administration feels like it needs more power or popularity, it [...]

October 19th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

Our Values: Science and Technology for Human Advancement

Our Values: Science and Technology for Human Advancement by Karolina Newcombe, Communications Committee Member Stargazing Sahara was doing one of her favorite things--looking at pictures of the stars. The pictures were taken a long time ago, in a place where she had never been. Sahara's other favorite thing to [...]

October 4th, 2019|Tags: , , |

PCP Changes Resulting from 2019 Oregon Legislation SB 224

PCP Changes Resulting from 2019 Oregon Legislation SB 224 It eliminates gender identity. One PCP for every 250 voters, with a minimum of 2 PCPs per precinct. Date to calculate the number of PCPs per precinct is 251 days before the primary election. (September 11, 2019) The first day [...]

October 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , |