VIDEO: Multnomah County Chair's Race

VIDEO: Multnomah County Chair's Race

In 2022, voters in Multnomah County will have the opportunity to elect a new county chairperson. This role will manage a $2.8 billion annual budget and administer an array of public services, including public health, social services, jails, courts, bridge maintenance, libraries, and more. They will also play a pivotal role in the implementation of "A Home for Everyone" to reduce the unsheltered population in Portland.
Watch the video to hear from the candidates discuss topics ranging from their overall goals for the county to infrastructure and quality of life.  


  • Commissioner Sharon Meieran 
  • Commissioner Lori Stegmann
  • Commissioner Jessica Vega Pederson 


Event Co-Sponsor: 

  • Gresham Area Chamber of Commerce    

Event Co-Hosts:

  • Columbia Corridor Association
  • East Metro Association of Realtors
  • Homebuilders Association of Metropolitan Portland
  • Multifamily Northwest
  • Oregon Restaurant and Lodging Association
  • Oregon Smart Growth
  • Portland Metropolitan Association of Realtors
  • Westside Economic Alliance
  • Worksystems Inc.
  • Working Waterfront Coalition