Marion County Democratic
Central Committee
News You Need To Know
REMINDER: Vice President Joe Biden will take the stage at 6:00pm PT tonight in the final debate of the 2020 election. Wear blue tonight and send Joe lots of good energy to help him defeat the worst president in modern US history!
Oregon early voting results so far show 'unprecedented early turnout' compared to 2016

“We’re deluged with ballots right now," Marion County Clerk Bill Burgess said. "This is unprecedented early turnout."
As of early Tuesday, Oregon voters had returned 279,454 ballots — 9.5% of total ballots issued this year. 

At this point in 2016, only about 4% of ballots had been returned.

The greater percentage of ballots cast in this election is even more noteworthy considering there are 15.5% more registered voters this year compared to four years ago — 2,949,377 this year compared to 2,553,806 in 2016.

Read more here from the Statesman Journal.

The best way to ensure your voter registration is up-to-date AND to track your ballot is to sign-up on the Secretary of States website, My Vote. Don't delay! Check your registration and sign-up today to PROTECT YOUR VOTE.

We encourage you to make your voting plan now so there is no question - your vote will be counted!

Additional Voter Information Support:
General Voter Information for November 3, 2020 election

Ballot Drop Box locations in Marion County.

Ballot information for those displaced by fires.

November 2020 Marion County Voter's Pamphlet

2020 Ballot Measures Endorsements

MCDCC Membership has voted YES to endorse the following ballot measures.

Thursday, October 22nd: 6:00pm; Last Presidential Debate #BidenHarris2020

EVERY WEDNESDAY: Phone bank for Ashley Carson Cottingham. Contact Kirby Marion at

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

Thursday, November 19th: 6:30pm; MCDCC Re-organization Meeting. No general meeting agenda items.

With only 12 days left before the election, the Democratic Party of Oregon needs engaged Democrats like you to help make calls to turn out the vote!

Please join the DPO’s Coordinated Campaign for a virtual phone bank to elect Democrats up and down the ballot. The Coordinated Campaign’s priorities include electing Shemia Fagan as Secretary of State, re-electing Tobias Read as Treasurer, and re-electing Congressmen Peter DeFazio and Kurt Schrader.
Email Rebecca Nelson, Marion County Field Organizer, at, to sign up for a shift any day between 12:00-8:00 pm through November 3rd.
Purchase your Biden/Harris yard signs, stickers, Union-made hat and buttons.

Buying merchandise from MCDCC is a great way to support our local candidates and MCDCC's efforts to GOTV!
Candidate Support Committee says...

Candidates still need your help all way through election day, November 3rd. Please pitch in where you are able.

Here is contact information for candidates up and down the ballot. Please engage! They all need volunteers to help with phone banking, write postcards, send text messages and more!
The Marion County Democrats Nominating Committee had our first meeting last night. We are tasked with finding and supporting anyone who wants to run for Our Chair, Vice Chairs, Secretary and Treasurer. One does not have to be a PCP to run for these positions. The only requirement is that the candidate is a registered Democrat in Marion County. 

We would like to hear from interested persons by November 9th. Anyone who files will receive a Candidate Questionnaire. The last day to return the Candidate Questionnaire for inclusion with the agenda is November 12th. The reorganization election will be held Thursday, November 19th. Our bylaws do allow for nominations from the floor however your information would not be included in the advanced agenda if you wait for the meeting on November 19th.

If you would like to be considered for any office or know someone who should please reach out to us at We look forward to hearing from you!
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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