Making Democracy Work

Local Leagues

Portland League

Portland Area League of Women Voters

PO Box 7904
Portland, ME 04112
lwvportland@maine.rr.com

LWVPA elected a new board at their annual meeting May 21. Congratulations to all! Read the minutes of their annual meeting here.

On May 7, LWVPA co-sponsored a discussion between Portland's Mayor Brennan and the Citizen's Initiative rep Wells Lyons. It was moderated by League member Anne Schink. It's now on youtube:

League of Women Voters - Downeast

Including communities in Hancock County.

Check the Calendar for upcoming events near you.

Membership

Interested in joining the League of Women Voters - Downeast? Print out a membership enrollment form here.

Contacts

PO Box 1394
Ellsworth, ME 04605
207-664-0696
downeast@lwvme.org

Brunswick League

League of Women Voters of the Brunswick Area

Membership

Go to: http://www.lwvme.org/join_cc.html

Contact

PO Box 863
Augusta, ME 04332
(207) 729-1856
lwvba@gwi.net

Voter Registration at Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program

On Wednesdays, September 17 and October 1, the League of Women Voters of the Brunswick Area will be registering voters at the Mid Coast Hunger Prevention Program at 84 Union Street. To volunteer, call 729-1856 or email lwvba@gwi.net.

National Voter Registration Day

On Tuesday, September 23, National Voter Registration Day, the Student Government at Brunswick High School and the Interact Clubs at Morse High School in Bath and Mt. Ararat High School in Topsham are registering administrators, faculty, staff, and students age 17 and over to vote.

Brunswick Candidate Forums

On Thursday, October 2, at 7:00 p.m., LWVBA is sponsoring a Brunswick Town Council Candidate Forum in Town Council Chambers at 85 Union Street. All official candidates for Town Council have been invited to participate. Topsham Representative Andrew Mason will be the moderator.

On Thursday, October 9, at 7:00 p.m., LWVBA is sponsoring a Brunswick School Board Candidate Forum in Town Council Chambers at 85 Union Street. All official candidates for School Board have been invited to participate. Former Harpswell Selectman Gordon Weil will be the moderator.

On Wednesday, October 29, at 7:00 p.m., LWVBA is sponsoring a Senate District 24 Candidate Forum in Brunswick Town Council Chambers at 85 Union Street. All official candidates for Senate District 24 have been invited to participate. District 24 is now composed of Brunswick, Freeport, Harpswell, North Yarmouth, and Pownal. Times Record reporter Gina Hamilton will be the moderator.

Help the Clean Elections Initiative at the Polls!

LWVBA is helping to collect petition signatures for the Clean Elections Initiative at the Bowdoin and Bowdoinham polls on Tuesday, November 4. If you would like to help, call 729-1856 or send an email to lwvba@gwi.net. Help keep big money out of elections!

Transportation to the Polls

For people who want to vote at the polls on Election Day, November 4, but do not have reliable transportation, the Brunswick Explorer will be making a special stop at the Junior High School between the regular Parkview Hospital and Mallard Pond stops. For more information about the Explorer schedule, go to: http://www.brunswickexplorer.org/sched.html

Registered voters can also request that absentee ballots be mailed to them by calling the Clerk's Office at 725-6658 as soon as possible but no later than Thursday, October 30. Absentee ballots must be returned by mail or in person no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

Senior Bryanna Ringrose registering to vote at Morse High School in Bath on National Voter Registration Day