THE DEMOCRACY MOVEMENT IN Oregon
MAKE AN IMPACT FOR DEMOCRACY
Democracy starts with each of us—and together, we can make a major impact when we speak up for what’s right. We know the ultimate power in a democracy is the people. We are powerful, fearless, ordinary Americans working together to build a democracy that works for us all.
Take action! Join in the democracy work of the organizations below:
- City Club of Portland
- Common Cause Oregon
- Honest Elections
- League of Women Voters of Oregon
- Next Up
- Our Oregon
FIND OUT HOW, WHERE, AND WHEN TO VOTE IN OREGON
LEARN WHERE THE POLITICAL MONEY COMES FROM IN OREGON
LEARN HOW DEMOCRACY REFORMS BECOME LAW IN OREGON
Twenty-six states, including Oregon & DC, allow citizen-led ballot initiatives and have a process for citizens to get measures on the ballot to be voted on to become law. This means that a group of citizens may place a measure on the ballot through gathering signatures, and, in some states, getting legislative approval once the set number of signatures is reached. LEARN MORE!
Oregon DEMOCRACY REFORM AT THE NATIONAL LEVEL IS POSSIBLE TOO!
Learn more about H.R.1, the For the People Act, which passed the U.S. House of Representatives in March 2019.
HOW YOU CAN ADVOCATE FOR SAFE VOTING DURING THE 2020 PANDEMIC
Safe Voting Now is working to make sure no one is disenfranchised by this public health crisis — actively working with state governments and partners to watchdog how any changes will impact voters. Select your state or use the map below to demand Vote-by-Mail in your state!
A diverse coalition representing Oregonians from across the state will urge the Senate Committee on Campaign Finance to support a small donor election system that reduces the power of big money in state politics by limiting big campaign contributions and increasing small ones.
A brief article talking about the efforts of Honest Election in Portland, Oregon. This specific article talks about how the organization was gathering signatures in a campaign to limit campaign contributions.