Blog2018-11-05T14:17:25-07:00

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: , , , |

Washington County Fair Stories and Straw Poll Results

Washington County Fair Stories and Straw Poll Results The WashCo Dems recently hosted a booth at the Washington County Fair. Over the course of four days, our volunteers met thousands of people and many of them participated in our straw poll by selecting their favorite and second favorite Democratic [...]

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

Our Values: Restoring Governmental Integrity

Our Values: Restoring Governmental Integrity by Karolina Newcombe, Communications Committee Member When it comes to voting and election law, Democrats and Republicans don't just have a different approach--they are polar opposites. Democrats want as many Americans as possible to vote. Republicans prefer it when fewer people vote, and have publicly [...]

August 4th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

WashCo Dems Op-Ed: Presidential Elections & Legislative Power

WashCo Dems Op-Ed: Presidential Elections & Legislative Power By Gary Peterson, PCP, Washington County We need to remind ourselves of what the constitution says when we elect a President. The President does not have any legislative powers and can’t legally implement any of their agenda, plans, or initiatives. I ask, [...]

August 1st, 2019|Tags: , , , |