There is only ONE Progressive on the ballot for Commissioner, District 1

Nafisa Fai, the only Progressive Choice for Washington County If you are a resident of Washington County you probably have received this mailer from Washington County Commissioner District 1 candidate Manuel Castaneda. Manuel sounds like a pretty progressive guy right? A champion of the environment! Don't be fooled. Manuel [...]

WashCoDems: Critical Endorsement Updates

WashCoDems: Critical Endorsement Updates By Martita Meier, 1st Vice-Chair of the Washington County Democrats During every campaign cycle, the Washington County Democrats form an ad hoc Endorsements Committee to review and interview the candidates who are running in non-partisan, local races. The committee then sends their recommendations to our [...]

Gerritt Rosenthal – Candidate Interview

Interview With Gerritt Rosenthal - Candidate For Metro Councilor (District 3) By Brian Gardner, WashCo Dems Communications Team, Chair WCD: Hi Gerritt, thanks so much for taking the time to talk to me today, and congratulations on your endorsement! I know that you’ve got a very busy schedule and that [...]

April 14th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Vote Yes On Metro Ballot Measure 26-210

Vote Yes On Metro Ballot Measure 26-210   By Gerritt Rosenthal, Candidate For Metro District 3 Everyone agrees that too many people and families are homeless and that a large number of people are also housing “insecure”. The proposed Metro 1% tax increase (on higher-income individuals and businesses) was requested [...]

April 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

John Dugger – Candidate Interview

"Washington County Is Changing, And We Need To Structure Our Government To Reflect That Change" An Interview With John Dugger, Candidate For Beaverton City Council   By Karolina Newcombe, Washington County Democrats Communications Committee Member “My inspiration to become a candidate has always been my work in the community and [...]

April 6th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

Up Close and Personal – Candidate John Dugger

Up Close and Personal - Candidate John Dugger By Adam Gretzinger, House District Leader HD-27 Longtime community advocate John Dugger is running as your Washington County Democrats endorsed candidate for the Beaverton City Council. Having lots of experience in community positions in Beaverton including 2 years as chair of the [...]

April 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , |

SD-14 Candidate Highlight — Dick Schouten

SD-14 Candidate highlight - Dick Schouten Looking to relocate his progressive leadership into the Oregon Senate By Adam Gretzinger, House District Leader HD-27 “All about Partnerships” has been the theme of Dick Schouten's 20-year, 5-term service on the Washington County Board of Commissioners. “Working in partnership has been a hallmark [...]

April 5th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

Ben Marcotte – Candidate Interview

Interview With Ben Marcotte - Candidate For Washington County Commissioner, District 3 By Clayton Callahan, WashCo Dems Communications Team Ben Marcotte is a forty-seven-year-old software engineer who wants to be your next county commissioner. A resident of Garden Home--just outside Beaverton, he’s committed to helping Washington County manage its rapid [...]

Allyship Tips – 3: Support and Advocate

Allyship Tips - 3: Support and Advocate By Barry Johnson-Smith, Washington County Hello. My name is Barry Johnson-Smith. I am a 24-year-old Black male who has recently moved to Hillsboro, Oregon from Lawrenceville, Georgia. I desire to be more involved with the Washington County Democratic Party. Part of my contribution [...]