Category: Candidates

7 Things You Can Do to Help Elect Democrats

7 Things You Can Do to Help Elect Democrats

An activist guide to the May 2019 Special District Election

Did you know former Oregon governor Barbara Roberts started her career running for a school board seat?

Our next governor could be running for the school board right now. And, you have a chance to support these candidates. Not just someday in the distant future—I’m talking this weekend!

If you’ve been watching the news this week, you may be thinking it’s time to get out of the house and engage in some activism. You know we need more Democrats in office. You know you could do more to help. But… you’re not quite sure what to do.

If this sounds like you, you’re in luck. Here’s a list of 7 things you can do right now to advocate for Democrats.

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What you need to know to connect with voters

What you need to know to connect with voters

You are probably feeling very excited about your run for office and perhaps a bit overwhelmed.

You may be concerned about fundraising, use of social media, and how you can use VAN for outreach to voters among other things.

You may be wondering where to get information and resources to run the best campaign to WIN!!!

The Democratic Party of Multnomah County is excited to provide you with campaign resources!

Resources are available to all Democrats in good standing who have filed for candidacy in the May 2019 Special Election.

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Get access to VAN

Get access to VAN

The Multnomah County Democrats can give you access to a powerful digital voter engagement tool called Voter Activation Network (VAN). You may have heard of it. It’s a database that holds voter files in your district. With this tool, you have access to voting history, mailing addresses, phone number and ways to map your turf.

If you would like to get VAN access from Multnomah County Democrats, follow these steps. Read More