Candidate & Ballot Measure Endorsements for 2014

Government of, by and for ALL the people

HD 17 Rich Harisay
HD 18 Scott Mills
HD 19 Bill Dalton
HD 20 Paul Evans
HD 21 Brian Clem
HD 22 Betty Komp
HD 23 Wanda Davis
SD 11 Peter Courtney
SD 13 Ryan Howard
County Commissioner, Pos. 1 Diana Dickey
County Commissioner, Pos. 2 Carla Mikkelson

Ballot Measure Endorsements 2014
Ballot measure endorsements are voted on by a body consisting of Marion County Precinct Committee Persons​

Ballot Measure 86 (Education Investment Bonding)VOTE YES
Creates a permanent investment fund to finance student assistance needs for Oregonians pursuing post-secondary education.

Ballot Measure 87 (Allow state judges to work at colleges and in National Guard)VOTE YES
Amends the state constitution to allow state judges to serve in the National Guard and teach at state universities.

Ballot Measure 88 (Driver cards for all Oregon residents)VOTE YES
Allows the DMV to issue “driver cards” to Oregon residents who pass written and driver tests, and can provide proof of Oregon residence for more than one year.

Ballot Measure 89 (Equal Rights Amendment)VOTE YES
Amends the state constitution to ban discrimination based on sex.

Ballot Measure 90 (Top-Two Primary)VOTE NO
Ends the current system which allows political parties to pick their nominees for the general election by a popular public vote of its members in a primary election. Replaces with a "top-two primary" system that allows a voter of any party to vote for one candidate of any party and only the top two vote getters advance to the general election, even if they are in the same party.

Ballot Measure 91 (Marijuana Legalization)VOTE YES

Activating Democratic Voters & Volunteers

September 15, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Training Opportunity:

Activating Democratic Voters & Volunteers

Basic training, planning and information Seminar for all P.C.P.’s, Campaign Managers, Democratic Party Leaders and committed Democrats

Summer Picnic Thank You!


Thank you to all who attended, donated and purchased at the MCDCC 6th Annual Summer Picnic and Silent Auction

Special Thanks to our Guest Speakers:  Senator Peter Courtney & Former Governor Barbara Roberts

Thanks also to Wooden Nickel Catering Co. 

Thanks to our performers,

Scott Mills Meet the Candidate Dinner

July 31, 2014 - 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Scott Mills will be hosting a meet the candidate Dinner 7/31

Constitution Course at Salem Library -- Loucks Auditorium

May 27, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:30pm

We The People --  Keeping The Constitution US
This is a chronological presentation of the origins of the United States Constitution and its subsequent implementation and evolution. We will examine the writings of the founders, Monroe, Adams, Hamilton, Jay, Jefferson, Washington, and try to determine their intentions and compromises. We will examine Amendments and Supreme Court Decisions to see how they have defined the Constitution. Mike Swaim introduces the Course for us. The presenters are Michael Hansen, retired County Legal Council, and Richard Harisay Co-founder of Marion Polk Move To Amend.

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Our efforts directly support Democratic Party office seekers in Marion County,Oregon. Your purchase of a Powerdecal will help Marion County Democrats to provide direct campaign support, access to our Headquarters and the support of our volunteers to Democratic Party candidates.

Marion County Democrats Committees

The Candidate Support Committee.  The Candidate Support Committee is presently identifying and recruiting progressive candidates for races in Marion County. There is a subcommittee working on Salemcentric races.  The chair is Patrick Schwab. 

The Legislative Committee.  The Legislative Committee is monitoring the present Legislative Session.  They are organizing broad communication of bills, hearings and events of interest for citizen participation.  Gregg Moreland is the Chair.

Office hours and Location

Our offices are staffed by volunteers weekdays 12 - 2 PM.
250 Liberty Street SE, Downtown Salem
(503) 363-8392

Contribution by check can be made to:
Marion County Democratic Central Committee
PO Box 13835
Salem, OR 97309

Marion County Democrats (MCDCC) - Contact Information - Keep in Touch!

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Visit Our Office:                                250 Liberty St SE - in Dowtown Salem
                                                          (across from the Salem Grand Hotel)

Leave a Phone Message:                 503-363-8392

Send Mail:                                           PO Box 13835, Salem, OR 97309

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Attend MCDCC Monthly Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 6:30-8:30 PM
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