Making Democracy Work


About our local League in the greater Portland area

Join the Portland Area League

Join us if you "love the League" as we do:

  • We proudly operate as a nonpartisan, fact-based source of information for voters
  • We study together to education ourselves prior to taking action
  • We appreciate being part of a national organization but want to work locally
  • We love increasing the numbers of registered voters
  • We advocate for policies that improve our democracy
  • We honor and continue the important history of the League of Women Voters

We have ambitious plans for 2017-2018! LWVPA loves question! Contact Barbara or Peg

Open Board Meetings

2017-2018 Board Meetings are held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. on the second Thursday evening of every other month. Meetings are open to all League members and held at Martin's Point on Veranda St., Portland, in the Jewell Room.

Thursday, September 14, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, November 9, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 11, 2018, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, March 8, 2018, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Thursday, April 13, 2017, 5:30 -7:30 p.m.

Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 10, 2018, 5:30-7:30 p.m., American Legion Hall, 65 Depot Rd., Falmouth

2017-2018 Newsletters
Read our December Newsletter
Read our November Newsletter
Read our October Newsletter
Read our September Newsletter

2016-2017 Newsletters
Read our June Newsletter
Read our May Newsletter.
Read our Annual Meeting Newsleter
Read our April Newsletter
Read our March Newsletter.
Read our February Newsletter
Read our January Newsletter
Read our December Newsletter
Read our November Newsletter
Read our October Newsletter

Volunteer Opportunities

Here's your chance to get involved in exciting projects with the Portland Area League. These ongoing efforts are vital to creating an engaged community - and they're fun.

Portland League Contact Info

Portland Area League of Women Voters

PO Box 7904
Portland, ME 04112
207-622-0256, ext. 3

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LWVPA Who's Who

President - Barbara Kaufman
Vice President - Peg Balano
Secretary - Carol Carpenter
Treasurer - Polly Ward
  • Maria Elizabeth Cushing
  • Elaine DiGiovanni
  • Tiffany Greco
  • Jackie Jacobson
  • Valerie Kelly

The Emily Farley Fund

The Emily Farley Fund, part of the Maine Community Foundation, honors the work and memory of the indomitable Emily Farley and financially supports programming of an educational nature. Emily was finance chair of the LWV Portland Area for many years as well as a dedicated board member and President.

Learn more about the Emily Farley Fund