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  • Resolution 2019-01 – In Support Of Campaign Finance Reform in Oregon

    RESOLUTION #2019-001 A RESOLUTION OF THE Yamhill County Democrats  IN SUPPORT OF Campaign Finance Reform in Oregon WHEREAS, the 2018 Platform of the DPO Article 5 Plank 2 states “We believe in publicly funded candidate election campaigns, with duration limits for campaign contributions and disbursements, to ensure democratic elections at all levels.” WHEREAS, the 2018 […] Read more

  • Who Votes in Yamhill County?

    When you think about Yamhill County, do you consider it a ‘red’ county?  It’s true, the county did go red in the 2016 election… but did you know that Trump received only 48% of the vote, compared to Clinton’s 40%?  Would you be surprised to learn that the third highest response by registered voters was… […] Read more

  • Yamhill County by the Numbers

    We’re probably bigger than you think… Yamhill has 105,000 residents, and is the 10th largest county in Oregon, with a population equal to Baker, Crook, Curry, Gilliam, Grant, Harney, Lake, Morrow, and Wallowa counties combined, nearly as populated as the smallest 10 counties in Oregon. We’re growing fast… Yamhill County recorded 84,000 residents in the […] Read more

  • Oregonians Pass Measure 101

    This month, Oregonians, including 54% of Yamhill County Residents, PASSED Measure 101, ensuring funding for Oregon’s Medicaid population and lowering the cost of medical insurance. That tax revenue will enable Oregon to qualify for $630 million to $960 million in federal Medicaid matching funds that benefit the state’s health care industry. Oregon will also use […] Read more

  • YCD Hosts Candidate School – January 22, 2018

    Are you interested in running for office later this year? The county, state and country need active Democratic participation more than ever. To help prepare our future representatives, YCD is hosting a candidate school on January 22nd, 2018. Panelists at the event include: Sara Ryan, head of the Oregon Labor Candidate School Rep. David Gomberg […] Read more

  • Yamhill County Protests DeVos Visit

    On Wednesday of this week, Yamhill County Democrats and concerned citizens gathered outside the McMinnville High School to protest a planned visit by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos. Protesters displayed signs in support of publicly financed education and increased oversight of our schools and public universities. The occasion for the Secretary’s visit are recent […] Read more

County Information Press Release Resolutions