7th Annual Wine in the Garden

Thursday, August 17 @ 5PM
South Stage Cellars, 125 S. 3rd St., Jacksonville

Wine in the Garden PhotosMark your calendar for Jackson County Democrat’s 7th Annual Wine in the Garden on Thursday, August 17 at 5PM. Join Rep. Pam Marsh, Sen. Sara Gelser, and many progressive community leaders for our summer event in the South Stage Cellars’ garden at 125 S. 3rd St. in Jacksonville. Invite your friends to this casual fundraising event.  Tickets are $35 per person which includes your first glass of South Stage Cellars wine and hors d’oeuvres.  A no host bar will also be available. Seating is limited, so purchase your tickets early. Reserve your ticket by calling 541-858-1050 or book on our website at https://secure.actblue.com/donate/wine-in-garden-2017.

Neighborhood Leaders Training and Ice Cream

Tuesday, July 11 @ 6:30PM
Oregon Education Association, 2495 S Pacific Hwy, Medford


The Jackson County Democrats have partnered with local Dems across the state to implement the Neighborhood Leaders Program, a new grassroots effort designed to identify, engage, and mobilize progressive voters across Jackson County. We’ll kick off this effort on June 11 at 6:30PM (with ice cream!) at the Oregon Education Association located at 2495 S Pacific Hwy. in Medford. Help connect with neighbors and other people in the community who care about environmental protection, human rights, quality healthcare, working families, education, and equality for all. Join us on July 11th and help make sure our laws and candidates reflect these values and find out who in your neighborhood is a Democrats. To sign up or for more information, call Allen Hallmark at 541-897-0135 or email hallmark3843@gmail.com.

May Election Results

The unofficial election results from May have been posted. Congratulations to Cathy Shaw, Maud Powell, Jeffrey Kinsella, Jim Horner, Sarah McGlaughlin, Thomas Fink, Autumn Chadborne, George Prokop, and Dan Davis. We are glad that these forward-thinking people have been elected to School Boards, Rogue Valley Transportation District, Library District, and SOESD.

Some talented and progressive candidates unfortunately were not elected, but we wish them better luck next time. Thank you to everyone who ran for office, helped campaigns, got out the vote, and have dedicated themselves to making our community a better place.

May 16 Election – Slate of Candidates

Candidate Slate - Jackson County

Ballots have been mailed, and these are the candidates endorsed by the Jackson County Democrats. These are non-partisan races, and not all these candidates are Democrats, but we voted to support these people, who have strong values and a community-focused outlook. We encourage you to read more about these candidates in the voters pamphlet and like/share their Facebook pages (linked below).

All ballots must be received at an official drop site or the Jackson County Clerk’s Office no later than 8 pm, May 16, 2017. Postmarks don’t count.

Voters Pamphlet:
https://jacksoncountyor.org/…/Upcoming-Cu…/Special-Elections

Endorsed Candidates:


Cathy Shaw: Library District, Position 2


Hart Wilson for JCLD Board, Position 2


Maud Powell for S.O. Education Service District Zone 7


Tom Fink for RVTD, Position 1


– Stan Littrell: Rogue Valley Transportation District, Position 4


Sarah McGlaughlin for RVTD #5


Damian Bugg For RVTD Board of Directors Position 7


Jeffrey Kinsella for Medford School Board, Position 1


– Jeff Thomas: Medford School Board, Position 2


Casey Stine for Medford School Board, Position 3


– Sally A. Killen: Medford School Board: Position 6


Jim Horner for Medford School Board, Position 6

All ballots must be received at an official drop site or the Jackson County Clerk’s Office no later than 8 pm, May 16, 2017. Postmarks don’t count.

Neighborhood Leaders Program

Help us connect with neighbors and other people in our community who care about environmental protection, human rights, quality healthcare, working families, education, and equality for all. Become a Neighborhood Leader!

Upcoming Events

  1. JCD LGBTQ Caucus Meeting

    July 24 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  2. Education Caucus

    July 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  3. This Land is Our Land: A Celebration of Public Lands

    July 27 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  4. Health Care Action Group Meeting

    July 27 @ 7:00 pm
  5. Youth Caucus

    July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm