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John Hutzler, County Auditor – Candidate Interview

John Hutzler, County Auditor – Candidate Interview By Alison Ford, WCD Communications Team volunteer WCD: What inspired you to run for local office? JH: I’m running for a 4th term and have been an auditor for over 25 years now.  I’ve worked for the city of Portland, Multnomah County, Kaiser, [...]

April 4th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

WashCo Dems May 2022 Contributions Report

Washington County Democrats Central Committee May 2022 Contributions Report Washington County Democrats Endorsements Committee Recommendations for Contributions for May 17, 2022 Primary Election Submitted March 16, 2022 It is critical that we retain a Democratic majority on the Commission, establish a Democratic majority on Beaverton City Council, and elect Democrats [...]

March 23rd, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

WashCo Dems May 2022 Election Endorsements

Washington County Democrats Central Committee May 2022 Election Endorsements Hot off the presses! Many of you want to know the outcome of the Endorsement Special Meeting of the Central Committee as we voted on  our local candidate endorsements! Here are the results below. We have also included our yes or [...]

March 3rd, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

What’s the State of the Union in 2022?

What's the State of the Union in 2022? by Carl Fisher, PCP Joe Biden’s first State of the Union address will be later today. You can watch it on this page. The origins of the speech can be found in our Constitution. “Article II, Section 3, Clause 1 Explains that [...]

March 1st, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Races to Watch in 2022 – February Outlook

Races to Watch in 2022 - February Outlook by Carl Fisher, PCP Well, Democrats, 2022 is here and the candidates are coming for your inboxes! Donation requests, volunteer recruitment, and endorsement requests are all well underway. I was asked to give you a preview of what contests will be the [...]

February 20th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Oregon Honors Black History Month 2022

America's Promise of Equity and Dignity for All: Oregon Honors Black History Month 2022 By Rosa Colquitt, PhD, Democratic Party of Oregon Vice Chair, DPO Black Caucus Chair "Our Nation was founded on an idea:  that all of us are created equal and deserve to be treated with equal dignity [...]

OP-ED: Improving Recycling and Composting Outcomes

OP-ED: Improving Recycling and Composting Outcomes By Brian Gardner, Washington County Democrats Communications Committee Chair I recently attended the launch of the Truth in Labeling Task Force, which was developed because labels that claim a product is Recyclable or Compostable lead consumers to believe that they are more environmentally friendly. [...]

February 6th, 2022|Tags: , , , |

Down the Ballot: Nick Kristof Interview

Down the Ballot: Nick Kristof Interview by Carl Fisher, PCP We have a new Down the Ballot interview for you! Welcome, Nick Kristof. Nick is a journalist and political commentator. He has written several books and won two Pulitzer Prizes. His most recent book was co-written with his wife. It [...]

January 26th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |

OP-ED: Stephen Bannon is Going Local

OP-ED: Stephen Bannon is Going Local By Stefan Jones, Washington County Democrats PCP A few years back I wrote an essay about the importance of off-year elections (titled, um, "The Importance of Off-Year Elections"). If I were paranoid or egotistical, I might think that the wrong people read the piece [...]

January 18th, 2022|Tags: , , , , |
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