Category Archives: News

Portland LWV Advocates for Public Involvement in Police Oversight

August 25, 2017 / Margaret Noel / News

On August 24, LWVPDX Action Chair Debbie Aiona testified before the Portland City Council on the proposed Portland Committee on Community-Engaged Policing (PCCEP). She expressed appreciation for the steps being taken to involve the public in the selection of PCCEP members, while also strongly recommending that all PCCEP meetings be open to the public. Read […]

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Primary Election Video Voters’ Guide!

April 19, 2018 / Margaret Noel / News

  Watch interviews of candidates running for the U.S. House of Representatives, Oregon State Senate and Oregon State House of Representatives. U.S. Congress, Representative District 3 – Marc Koller U.S. Congress, Representative District 3 – Ben Lavine Oregon State Senate District 24 – Shemia Fagan Oregon State Senate District 24 – Kayse Jama Oregon State […]

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Nonpartisan Information for Voting in the Primary!

April 19, 2018 / Margaret Noel / News, Resources

The League of Women Voters 2018 Primary Election Multnomah County Voters’ Guide, with the LWV of Oregon Voters’ Guide enclosed, is now available at the Multnomah County Elections Office and Multnomah County libraries. Together, the Multnomah County and Oregon LWV Guides include information on all the candidates and ballot measures that will be on ballots […]

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Washington County LWV Voter Forum – April 5

March 25, 2018 / Margaret Noel / News

Do you live in Washington County? Who will you be voting for in the May 15th Primary? – for Washington County Commissioners – for Metro President and Metro District 4 To become more informed about the candidates running for office, view the public debate forum!  TVCTV will air recordings of the forum on Channel 30 […]

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Promoting Civil Discourse – Video Highlights

February 24, 2018 / Margaret Noel / News, Videos of Forums

How can we work together to solve community problems as our society becomes increasingly polarized? This 19-minute video has highlights from a League of Women Voters panel discussion about the problems of finding common ground and how to overcome them. This is one of several Highlights videos from our recorded programs on important community issues. […]

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Just Updated: Our Directory of Elected Officials!

February 14, 2018 / Margaret Noel / News

Here’s the easy tool you need to contact your elected representatives. Complete information for contacting all of them from President Trump to your School Board or Soil and Water Conservation District. Call or write the officials who serve you and tell them your ideas and needs. The League’s DEO is easy to print or save […]

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