Multnomah County Democratic Central Committee
The Multnomah County Democratic Central Committee (MCDCC) is the highest authority in county party policies. This body has the authority to adopt rules (called Bylaws) or resolutions covering any matter of party government within the county. Additionally, this is the body that establishes the policies, articulates the beliefs and establishes the standard of all local Democratic candidates. These basic policies, beliefs and standards are then passed on to the State and National party for action.
The MCDCC has the power to call for and receive reports from the Administration Committee, the Executive Committee, the standing committees, and any special or ad hoc committees; Act upon proposed resolutions as provided in the County party Bylaws; Establish rules and procedures for the organization and conduct of the County Democratic Platform Convention; and takes such action as it deems appropriate to further the purposes and goals of the Democratic Party.
Members of the MCDCC are made up of all Democratic Precinct Committee Persons (PCPs) elected or appointed in Multnomah County and any Democratic legislator who lives in and is a PCP of another county and who represents a portion of Multnomah County.
The MCDCC and its membership are active locally in numerous projects and issues, on a wide variety of interests and are dedicated to making people