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Join Mike to reform our system and make Multnomah County safer for everyone

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"Our community faces real challenges, but I know we can make it safer and fairer for everyone.

I began my career as a high school teacher in a low-income school. Through the experiences of my students, I saw how a broken criminal justice system created community distrust and failed to keep them safe."

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Support Mike Schmidt, the ONLY Democrat for D.A.

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Addressing Drug Use & Addiction

Addiction is a public health crisis in our community. With overdoses skyrocketing, Mike knows the solution is to get more people into treatment.

At the same time, Mike believes open drug use on our streets is unacceptable. He led the fight to criminalize fentanyl, and he's working to stop public use of hard drugs.

Focusing on Gun Violence

Mike has added more prosecutors to tackle violent crime, and he’s fought to keep guns off our streets and ban ghost guns. He's also investing in programs that are proven to prevent young people from turning to crime and violence, and working with OHSU and others to identify and address the root causes of violence.

Standing Up for Domestic Violence Survivors

Mike understands that survivors of domestic abuse face challenging realities that can make them unsafe if forced to testify against their abuser. He led the effort to successfully pass a new law allowing survivor’s testimony to be used without traumatizing them by forcing them into court.

Mike also secured a grant to support a brand new survivor-centered diversion program in Multnomah County.

Protecting Our Progressive Values

Mike consistently stands up for our rights—opposing the Trump administration, taking on right-wing militias, and fighting hate and bias crimes.

He champions our values like protecting abortion access, personal safety for LGBTQ people, and dignity for our immigrant neighbors. And Mike is fighting for working families by building systems to prosecute wage theft for the first time in County history.

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