The League of Women Voters Education Fund conducts voter service and citizen education activities. It is a nonpartisan nonprofit public policy educational organization, which:
Donations to the Education Fund, a 501(c)(3)corporation, are fully tax-deductible where allowed by law.
- Builds citizen participation in the democratic process.
- Studies key community issues at all government levels in an unbiased manner.
- Enables people to seek positive solutions to public policy issues through education and conflict management.
Stay tuned for information about our new study of the citizen initative process in Maine, just getting started.
The Citizens' Initiative Study Committee is researching the appropriate uses, restrictions, and financing of Citizens' Initiatives in Maine. Committee members are: Valerie Kelly and Beth Basham, co-chairs, Suzanne Carmichael, Barbara Kaufman, Sheila Kirby, Kim Peaslee, and Judy Whiting. The committee is now researching background information on the history and processes involved in Maine Citizens' Initiatives and People's Vetoes and plans to keep membership informed of its progress. The committee is hoping that the study guide will be available to all LWVME members by summer, 2019.
Learn more about our recently completed study of primary election systems➤
Learn more about other League studies from the recent past ➤
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