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May 16, 2018

This is only the beginning. Thanks for your support!

This is only the beginning. We may not have won the election, but we’ve won the public debate. Every major local media outlet is now talking about the need for Portland City Council districts so

May 15, 2018

Find a ballot drop box by *8:00pm TODAY* at: julia4pdx.com/vote & please remind your friends!

We need leaders in City Hall who will fight for ALL Portlanders! Vote Julia DeGraw for City

May 14, 2018

Election Night Party

Tuesday, 7-9:30pm, join team Julia at our Election Night party at Moon & Sixpence (2014 NE

May 10, 2018

TODAY, May 10, is the last day to mail your ballot. Otherwise, use a drop box.

TODAY, May 10, is the last day to mail your ballot to ensure it arrives on time. After today,

FEATURED ISSUES

End Portland’s Jim Crow-Era Elections

We need City Council electoral districts now. Currently, all City Commissioners live in Southwest Portland except one—and none live east of Cesar E. Chavez Blvd. City Council positions are elected at-large (city-wide), a holdover from the Jim Crow era designed to dilute the voting strength of communities of color and workers. Expensive at-large elections favor corporate-backed, independently wealthy incumbents. Let’s create districts so we can elect real representatives to City Hall. […]

Housing for All

City Hall should focus on affordable housing for people, not profits for developers. Market speculation and a lack of basic tenant protections are driving Portlanders from their homes and into the streets. City Hall should not continue intervening to protect massive developer profits, and instead work to guarantee the right of housing for all Portlanders. […]

No Neighborhood Left Behind

Living east of 82nd Avenue, I experience daily our community’s few sidewalks, inadequate lighting, unpaved roads, poor transit options, and dangerous streets for pedestrians and cyclists. We must add sidewalks, improve roads, and add North/South bus routes in East Portland. Portlanders deserve real leadership from city officials who know what it’s like to live paycheck-to-paycheck in this city. […]