Marion County Democratic
Central Committee
News You Need To Know
Your Ballot is Due by 8:00pm Tonight

There are several ballot drop sites that are closed due to COVID-19. Please check the map below to determine your closest drop box.

If you have questions or want to follow election returns please visit the Marion County Clerk's website.
You Make Democracy Work!

We want to give a big shout-out to all the great candidates and your dedicated campaign teams for stepping-up to make democracy work!

With the emergence of COVID-19 candidates quickly and effectively changed campaign strategies to meet the restrictions necessary to keep us all safe.

Regardless of how the election turns out today, we are proud that so many Marion County Democrats raised your hand to represent our important Democratic values.

To your campaign team and all the volunteers that helped make phone calls, address postcards, text banked - you are all bright shining stars in our dim world right now. Keep up the good work! Together we are stronger and will take back our towns, county and country! #VoteBlue2020

Postponed: Monroe Sweetland Dinner, Saturday, May 30 th. We have rescheduled the event for 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.

Tuesday, May 19th: Oregon Primary Election

Thursday, May 21st : Filing deadline for Delegate Selection Process

Wednesday, May 27th: Delegate selection ballots mailed

Friday, June 12th: Delegate Selection Ballots must be returned by 5:00pm PT.

Saturday, September 12th : Monroe Sweetland Dinner and Auction

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

COVID-19 Kindness Shout-out

We would like to thank our landlord, Ilse Green for giving us a rent reduction during these trying times. Her kindness is what makes a community stronger.
Will you do your part for 2020?

We are asking 20 members to follow Mrs. Green's lead in supporting your Marion County Democrats Central Committee.

In order to keep the office available for the day when we can gather again, even if only small groups we need to continue our fundraising efforts.

Will you please make a $20 monthly recurring gift today through our Democratic Victory Alliance (DVA)? Your support makes all the difference! If you are current DVA member giving less than $20 a month, please consider upping your donation to meet this challenge!

20 members giving $20 a month - 2020 will make a significant difference in how we can help our candidates win in the General Election, November 3rd.
Please Send Healing Help to our Friend

Long time activist and leader, Judy Sugnet recently under went a medical life-saving surgery. Please join us in wishing Judy a full and speedy recovery! You may recall at our 2019 Monroe Sweetland Dinner, the MCDCC Executive Committee introduced the "Judith A. “Judy” Sugnet Legacy Award.

Are you interested in being an elected Oregon Delegate to the 2020 Democratic National Convention?

Application deadline: May 21st!

To be an Oregon delegate to the national convention, you must be registered as a Democrat and remain registered as a Democrat throughout the Delegate Selection Process. You also may not participate in the 2020 presidential nominating process of any other Party.

The convention is much more than selecting a presidential candidate. Rules and party platform decisions are also made.

After ensuring you’re registered as a Democrat, you must file an online Delegate Selection Filing Form (where you designate your presidential preference) with the Democratic Party of Oregon.  The form is available here. This form must be submitted no later than May 21st, 2020 at 5 pm Pacific Time.

The number of delegates elected to support each presidential candidate is determined proportionally by the percentage of votes each candidate receives in the May 19th Oregon Primary. Oregon Democratic delegates are then elected on ballots sent to voters on May 27th, that must be returned to the DPO by June 12th at 5 pm Pacific Time.

The Democratic Party of Oregon has set diversity and representation goals for our delegation, as we want our delegation to be representative of Oregon’s diverse population.

Please visit the Democratic Party of Oregon's website for more information.

You can also watch this informative video that has the most up-to-date process information in light of COVID-19.
We miss you! Until we can safely gather again, please stay home or if you have to go out - please be careful and thoughtful of others. Wear a mask and wash your hands!
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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