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Deian Salazar

District 1

Deian Salazar is a candidate for Portland City Council in District 1 (East Portland).

Salazar is an Autism Rights Advocate who serves on the Oregon Commission on Autism Spectrum Disorder and the Governor’s Child Foster Care Advisory Commission.

Salazar unsuccesfully ran for the David-Douglas School Board in 2021 and 2023. He currently serves as a Precinct Committee Person for the Multnomah County Democrats.

His campaign website outlines his priorities as economic development, homelessness and housing, community policing, and tax reform. Specific policy proposals include establishing a network of Local Union Industrial Manufacturing Centers and a city-run Small Business Department.

To learn more about Deian Salazar and for a complete list of endorsements, please visit his campaign website.