On December 1, 2015, the Family Caregiver Platform Project made a submission to the Oregon Democratic Party for both a platform change and a party resolution. On May 1, 2016, the Democratic Party of Oregon unanimously passed Resolution 2016-080 regarding support of family caregivers. This strong resolution is now the Oregon Democratic Party’s official policy on the subject. You can read the final resolution at: http://dpo.org/party/business/resolutions/2016-080.
The Democratic Party of Oregon maintains a standing Platform and Resolutions Committee. A State Platform Convention is held in each election year within forty-five days of the Primary Election. Any member of the State Central Committee may submit a resolution to the State Chair. A detailed guide to the Platform and Resolutions can be found at: http://www.dpo.org/how-submit-resolution
Platform of the Oregon Democratic Party (2014):
You also can review the submission process that led to the final result:
- Platform submission: oregon_democratic_platform_submission.docx
- Resolution submission: oregon_democratic_resolution_submission.docx
Democratic Party of Oregon
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Key Dates for The Oregon Democratic Party
- Democratic Party of Oregon Platform Convention was held March 4-6, 2016 in Hillsboro.
- Oregon Democratic Party Primary Election was held May 17, 2016.