Marion County Democratic
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Postcards for Paul

Please help us reach non-affiliated voters!  July 29th  is just around the corner. Join us from 7-8:30 p.m.  as DJ Sticky Soundwavves plays your requests while you write messages to send to non-affiliated voters. We are asking everyone to fill out and address 50 cards in honor of Pauls' 50th birthday. It is not too late to sign up for this event.

Please email: , provide her with your physical address, and we will drop your stack of cards off to you, wearing our masks of course! We are looking forward to seeing you there.
Salem Youth Organizations Lead Efforts To Remove Police From Schools
By Levi Herrera-Lopez

Students in the Salem-Keizer School District are asking adults to imagine an approach to student safety that works for ALL students. More specifically, a number of current and former students are telling adults.

The School Resource Officer (SRO) program does not keep them safe,
Students of color, in particular, feel targeted by SROs.

They want to change the systems that contribute to creating a school to prison pipeline in our schools, beyond just the SRO program.

They want the SRO program to end, and instead investments to be made in student supports, restorative justice, and in the classroom; all of which contribute to greater student wellbeing, academic achievement, and attachment to school and community.

Click here to read Levi's full article.
Can you believe it’s less than 100 days to election day? Every day counts and our candidates need our support. We have districts to flip, votes to turn out, and a world to change. My 17 year old has done phone banking for some of the candidates in my districts. She’s great at it! Please check out this list of opportunities and let’s ALL make the most of these 100 days!
Deb Patterson Oregon’s Senate District `10
Deb currently has 2 recurring phone banking opportunities:
Wednesday Phone Banking, 4:15-6:15pm
Saturday Phone Banking, 11:0-1:30pm
Contact Malea Kirkland at if you have any questions.
Jackie Leung Oregon’s House District 19
Jackie has several phone banking events starting this week, and other events being planned out, so please Like and Follow her Facebook page for all the latest information.
Tuesday Phone & Text Banking, 12:00-3:00pm
Wednesday Phone & Text Banking, 4:00-5:00pm
Saturday Phone & Text Banking, 11:00-2:00pm
Contact Jackie Leung at if you have any questions.
Paul Evans Oregon’s House District 20
Did you see Paul’s Mobile Campaign Office? He’s getting out to talk with the community in safe and socially distanced ways. Be sure to follow his facebook page to see where he’ll be next!
Thursday Phone Banking, 6:00-9:00pm
Sunday Phone Banking, 1:45-4:00pm
Postcards For Paul, Wednesday July 29, 7:00-8:30pm
Contact or if you have any questions.
Ashley Carson Cottingham for Marion County Commission
This campaign involves and affects every single one of us in Marion County, and is really a “All hands on deck” campaign.
Monday Phone Banking, 6:00-8:00pm
There are so many opportunities for YOU to be involved! We would love to hear from you. What campaigns are you working on? Post your Phone Bank Pictures on Facebook for us all to see!
Proposed Bylaws, Vote to Adopt Slated for August General Meeting

This document will *NOT* be open for amendment again. All amendments were approved at the special meeting way back in February and the document was approved as amended at that point. If members notice any scrivener's errors please email Keri our Rules Chair at so it can be corrected. They will not be voted upon at the next central committee meeting, per our bylaws. They will be presented at the next meeting and then voted upon at the following meeting.

You can download the document here.
Volunteers Needed for Annual Event

Come join our Fundraising Committee and learn or share your talents as we redesign this year's Monroe Sweetland Dinner from a sit-down formal dinner to a virtual event.

We especially need help in securing auction items. If you can help make calls or have items to donate please contact our committee at

Thank you to our new DVA members. There is still room for YOU! Please join us today to ensure our candidates have the best campaign support possible.

New Date: Virtual, Monroe Sweetland Dinner, Saturday, September 12 th , 2020. Stay tuned for more details!

Modified: If you access to the MCDCC business office, please call ahead to ensure there is a volunteer available to assist you. Please call 503-363-8392 before visiting the office.

Modified: Some MCDCC committees will continue to meet in their small groups. Also, some committees are opting for teleconferencing. If you plan to attend a committee meeting, we encourage you to check with the Chair of the committee to see if they are meeting in person or by phone/video. Here is a list of contacts for each MCDCC Committee.

Thursday, August 20th: General Membership Meeting, via Zoom; 6:30pm

Saturday, September 12th : Monroe Sweetland Dinner and Auction - Virtual

Tuesday, November 3rd: U.S. General Election

Office Location: 245 High Street NE, Salem, OR 97301
503-363-8392 |
Mailing Address: MCDCC, PO Box 13835, Salem, OR 97309
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