Annual Spring Auction

April 26, 2014 - 6:00pm - 9:30pm

Dinner and Auction Flier 2014

Please Join Us for our Annual Spring Dinner & Auction Benefit
--with featured speaker Congressman Kurt Schrader

Saturday, April 26, 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM; Cost $50 per Person
Cash, Checks, and MC or VISA Accepted
-- e-mail for credit card payment instructions

Marco Polo Restaurant
300 Liberty St. SE Salem, OR 97301 

Reservations: Mail  reservation from with check payable to MCDCC to:
                     Marion County Democrats, PO Box 13835, Salem, OR 97309

                     Click this link:  Reservations
                         to open the dinner & audtion reservation form.

Senator Jeff Merkley Salem Campaign Reception

May 3, 2014 - 12:45pm - 2:00pm

Salem Campaign Reception Saturday, May 3rd, 2014 12:45 PM - 2:00 PM Marco Polo Restaurant

Display your Democrat Pride with a Marion Co. Dems Powerdecal


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.

Diana Dickey for Marion Co. Commissioner

Help us support Diana Dickey for Marion County Commissioner!

View a slideshow and videos from her campaign launch

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!

image005.jpgMarion County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC)

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

Send an e-mail:                       

Attend MCDCC Monthly Meetings: 3rd Thursday, 6:30-8:30 PM
                                                              Doors Open: 6:15 PM
250 Liberty ST SE, Salem 

Marion County Democrats have a FaceBook page
Click the FaceBook Button to visit or join our social network:  FaceBook

Planned Parenthood at Marion Co. Dems Monthly Meeting

Representatives from Planned Parenthood give status and election updates.

Parts 2 & 3

“Wild Things” - documentary film by the Natural Resources Defense Council

April 3, 2014 - 6:30pm

This is a short documentary film by the Natural Resources Defense Council about the U.S. government’s war on native carnivores.

Why closing the gun registration loophole deserves your support

By State Senator Floyd Prozanski of Eugene, Oregon. Floyd is a graduate of Texas A&M University and has a law degree from the South Texas College of Law. He was first elected to the Oregon Legislature in 1994 as a State Representative and now serves in the State Senate. Senator Prozanski works as a municipal prosecutor and serves on various boards and commissions. An avid cyclist and home-brewer, he lives in Eugene with his wife.

If you are not a felon or a person who sells guns to felons, you should support SB 1551. It will limit felons’ easy access to guns by closing the remaining loophole in Oregon’s successful background check law for gun purchases.

Oregon passed its first background check law in 1989. It was limited to gun transfers that occurred through a gun dealer. Voters added gun shows in 2000 when they passed a ballot measure. Since then, all sales and transfers of guns at gun shows – including transfers between private individuals at gun shows – require a background check on individuals receiving the guns to confirm they are not felons.

When someone passes the background check without any issues, Oregon State Police destroy the collected information within 10 days of approval. Information is only kept longer – up to five years – if a felon fails the background check or if someone passes, but has a flagged issue that held up their approval (i.e., an out of state conviction). For all approvals, including those delayed and then approved, there is a 99.3 percent purge of information. The other 0.7 percent is not immediately purged because they are retained for up to five years to expedite future purchases.

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