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OP-ED: You’re Vaccinated – Delta Still Changes the Game

OP-ED: You're Vaccinated - Delta Still Changes the Game By Emily Gardner, Washington County Democrats PCP A month ago, the Delta variant accounted for just over 30 percent of new cases. On July 3, it crossed the 50 percent threshold to become the dominant variant in the U.S. Today Delta [...]

August 1st, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Down the Ballot: Casey Kulla Interview

Down the Ballot: Casey Kulla Interview by Carl Fisher, PCP Over the next several months it is my intent to take you ‘Down the Ballot’ and introduce Washington County Democrats and our friends to each of the candidates seeking the Democratic nomination for governor. More candidates are sure to start [...]

July 29th, 2021|Tags: , , , , |

Remembering Elizabeth Furse

Remembering Elizabeth Furse by Carl Fisher, PCP In April of 2021 Washington County and Oregon Democrats lost their friend Elizabeth Furse when she passed away at age 84. The Oregonian, The Tribune, and OPB have all written about her since her passing. Here is a biographical video that Elizabeth made [...]

June 9th, 2021|Tags: , , |

Looking Back on the First 100 Days

Looking Back on the First 100 Days by Carl Fisher, PCP Hello Democrats! Recently, I was able to sit down across the digital divide with Congresswoman Suzanne Bonamici to reflect and review the first 100 days of Congress. I wanted to know how Democrats are working with the new Biden-Harris [...]

May 27th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Erika Lopez, Hillsboro School Board, Position 1 – Candidate Interview

Erika Lopez, Hillsboro School Board, Position 1 – Candidate Interview By Nathan Sosa, WCD Communications Team volunteer WCD: What first inspired you to run for office? EL: During the 2016 presidential election, I heard a lot of negative things about people who look like me, who have a background like [...]

May 11th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

David Jaimes, Tigard-Tualatin School Board, Position 1 – Candidate Interview

David Jaimes, Tigard-Tualatin School Board, Position 1 – Candidate Interview By Michael Morrison, WCD Communications Team volunteer WCD: After graduating from the University of Oregon, your career path started in banking and finance, then stay-at-home dad, then teacher’s assistant and now assistant principal. How has that journey informed your work [...]

Alfredo Moreno, THPRD Pos. 2 – Candidate Interview

Alfredo Moreno, THPRD Pos. 2 – Candidate Interview By Alison Ford, WashCo Dems Communications Team Volunteer WCD: What inspired you to run for local office? AM: I was inspired to run by a desire to get deeper into the community work I was already doing at Portland Community College. I [...]

April 26th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Ashley Hartmeier-Prigg, Beaverton City Council, Position 1 – Candidate Interview

Ashley Hartmeier-Prigg, Beaverton City Council, Position 1 – Candidate Interview By Michael Morrison, WCD Communications Team volunteer WCD: Your campaign material points to your skills as a consensus builder. What does that look like on the Beaverton City Council? AH: In all my public-service and professional experiences, I’ve learned that [...]

April 26th, 2021|Tags: , , , |

Justice Accountability Ending Systemic Racism

Justice & Accountability Ending Systemic Racism A reflection 48 hours after the verdict in the Derek Chauvin trial by Democratic Party of Oregon Vice Chair and Black Caucus Chair, Rosa Colquitt, PhD "The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice." – Dr. Martin Luther King, [...]

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