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Today Demands Waiting as if Your Life Depended on It

By A Candidate

Excluding the 24 hours it took my wife to deliver our first baby, Election Day was the longest day of my life.

Devoting your life to one special event for well over a year, putting all your energies into one thing, one effort, one goal, takes its toll. Canvassing helped me lose 14 pounds. (I could lose another 14, but that’s another story.) Continue reading

Slate Cards Are Ready — Get Yours Now!

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Clackamas Democrats are pleased to publish our slate cards for the November General Election.

There are ten different cards, one for each House District with significant areas in the county. Some of the candidates and measures are different on each card.

Please locate the House District for where you live, download the appropriate card, and share it with your friends and neighbors.

Click here for a full list of candidates and measures on the November ballot.

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Meanwhile Neighborhood Leaders all over the county are distributing cardstock versions of these cards to many Democrats.  Why not join them?

 

 

 

Connecting with Voters in Diverse SD13: Interviews with Paul Diller and Sarah Grider

As the May 15 primary nears, we asked several candidates to respond to a few questions of interest to Clackamas County voters. Below is a Q&A with both Paul Diller of Wilsonville and Sarah Grider of Newberg, who are Democrats seeking to unseat incumbent Republican Kim Thatcher, of Keizer, for Senate District 13.

Note this article previously reported the wrong date for the Primary Election.  Polls close at 8pm on Tuesday May 15th! 

   

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Health Care, Education, the Environment: An Interview with HD37 Candidate Rachel Prusak

As the May 15 primary nears, we asked several candidates to respond to a few questions of interest to Clackamas County voters. Below is a Q&A with Rachel Prusak of West Linn, who is running for House District 37 representative.

Question: If elected as state representative, what are the three main priorities that you would hope to accomplish while in office?

Prusak: There are many issues to be addressed, but my top three issues are health care, education, and the environment. They are all related, and access is at the center of them all. Though Oregon has made great strides in recent years to provide access to quality, affordable health care, there are still too many Oregonians who lack access. Continue reading

2018 Clackamas Races Bring Surprises, Challenges

By Peter Toll, Chair, Clackamas Democrats Campaign Committee

Sonya Fischer

Clackamas County’s May primary election will show some non-races, some surprisingly challenging races and lots of campaigning as local Democrats do their best to create their own version of The Blue Wave sweeping west from Washington, D.C.

Appointed County Commissioner Sonya Fischer, a solid Democrat doing a solid job, failed to draw an opponent. Partially attributed, no doubt, to the fact she raised $100,000 by the filing deadline. That’s an intimidating number.

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