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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 Chair, Gerritt [...]

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: , , , |

Our Values: Building a Sustainable Future

Our Values: Building a Sustainable Future by Dan Neill, Communications Committee Chair Global warming is real. Global warming is man-made. There will always be deniers (and those who acquiesce, to appeal to deniers), and really who can help those people? Nobody is seriously “for” global warming. Let’s review some of [...]

September 8th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Why Reparations Now?

Flogging scars on a slave. Colored waiting room sign taken in 1943. Sign with American flag "We want white tenants in our white community," directly opposite the Sojourner Truth homes, a new US federal housing project in Detroit, Michigan taken in 1942. Photo credit: National Archives / Wikimedia, Library [...]

OP-ED: It’s Up to Us; It’s Always Been Up to Us

OP-ED: It's Up to Us; It's Always Been Up to Us By Stefan Jones, WashCo Dems Communication Committee Member Millions of people invested great enthusiasm in the Mueller investigation, giving them hope as the president added to his dismaying roster of gaffes, lies, and assorted assaults on democracy. Congressional Democrats [...]

August 13th, 2019|Tags: , , , |