It’s Time To Get Loud:  Here Is An Easy Way To Do That

It's Time To Get Loud:  Here Is An Easy Way To Do That By Adam Gretzinger House District Leader-27, Washington County Democrats Campaign Chair We all worked really hard to bring about a Democratic majority, locally and nationally.  Now is the time to use the power of that majority. Sure, you [...]

January 23rd, 2019|Tags: , , , |

WashCo Dems Op-Ed: How Factions Can Ultimately Break The Party

WashCo Dems Op-Ed:  How Factions Can Ultimately Break The Party By Gary Peterson, PCP I grew up in an ultra-right-wing Republican household and was a registered Republican as a young adult. I was both a Vietnam protester and served in the Army. I have a lot of Republican friends, and [...]

January 12th, 2019|Tags: , , , , |

Celebrating the Life of Jack Timmons

Celebrating The Life Of Jack Timmons By Karolina Newcombe WashCo Dems Communications Committee Jack Timmons passed away on December 22nd, 2018, at the age of 87.  He was a long-time active volunteer for the Washington County Democrats. Jack was born in Nebraska during the Great Depression.  Despite growing up in [...]

January 10th, 2019|Tags: , , |

Inspired To Lead: Patrick Maguire

Inspired To Lead:  Patrick Maguire Becomes New Washington County Dems Chair   By Stefan Jones and Karolina Newcombe WashCo Dems Communications Committee Many of us were frustrated by the 2016 election results.  Many of us were also inspired to become activists by the 2016 election, and one of those inspired [...]

January 9th, 2019|Tags: , , , |

The 2018 General Election Was a WashCo Dems Success!

2018 was an Amazing Success for Democrats in Oregon! By Dan Neill and Martita Meier WashCo Dems Communications Committee A warm congratulations to all of our candidates who will be taking office in 2019! We are so excited to celebrate with you, and continue Oregon toward a progressive agenda. Here is the [...]

WashCo Dems Op-Ed: The Importance of Off-Year Elections

Get in on the Ground Floor- The Importance of Off-year Elections By Stefan Jones WashCo Dems Communication Committee Member We've just been through a brutal election cycle. Vast amounts of money spent, tens of thousands of doors knocked on and phone number dialed; far too many awful campaign ads viewed. [...]

November 14th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |

Why State and Local Government Matter

Why State and Local Government Matter By Jennie Bowser WashCo Dems Communications Committee Member Our attention to politics often gets focused at the national level. It’s understandable -- most of the media’s attention is focused there too, and state and local governments receive scant coverage in the news. It may [...]

WashCo Dems Op-Ed: Why Vote

Why Vote By Craig Childs   How do you vote for someone that: Will take away your right to vote Will take away your Social Security and Medicare Only tells you lies Takes kids form their parents Only scares you with fear Attacks the media Allows reporters to be murdered Takes [...]

October 28th, 2018|Tags: |

Midterms 2018: An In-depth Look at Janeen Sollman

  Midterms 2018:  An Interview with Janeen Sollman By Patrick Maguire Washington County Democrats Communication Committee Secretary   Janeen Sollman was elected to the Oregon House of Representatives in 2016 and serves on the House Education Committee, the House Higher Education & Workforce Development Committee, the Alcohol and Drug Policy [...]

October 28th, 2018|Tags: , , , , |