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Statement from LWVME on lawsuit seeking permanent injunction in CD2 RCV implementation, press release, November 13, 2018.

Maine Voices: Ranked-choice voting fosters civil dialogue, reduces polarization, John Brautigam's op-ed in the Portland Press Herald, October 25, 2018.

League of Women Voters of Maine Education Fund Releases Easy-to-Read Voter Guide for November General Election, LWVME Education Fund press release, October 9, 2018.

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Statement from LWVME on lawsuit seeking permanent injunction in CD2 RCV implementation, press release, November 13, 2018.

Maine sees full force of midterm 'blue wave' that missed much of nation, panel in Brunswick says, The Times Record, November 10, 2018.

Nation's eyes on Maine as ranked vote tally starts in 2nd District race, Portland Press Herald, November 9, 2018.

State of Maine: The perils of prediction, Mount Desert Islander, November 9, 2018.

New citizens take the oath in Maine as U.S. debates immigration, Portland Press Herald, November 2, 2018.

Maine Voices: Ranked-choice voting fosters civil dialogue, reduces polarization, John Brautigam's op-ed in the Portland Press Herald, October 25, 2018.

What's on the ballot, The Free Press of the University of Southern Maine, October 22, 2018.

Candidates decry national Realtors group's unusual bid to sway Portland election, Portland Press Herald, October 19, 2018 (updated October 20, 2018).

League of Women Voters of Maine issues 2018 Voter Guide, Penobscot Bay Pilot, October 13, 2018.

Ranked choice voting program Oct. 24, The Ellsworth American, October 13, 2018.

Voter registration information, Wiscasset Newspaper, October 11, 2018.

WERU Community Radio wins 2018 Maine Association of Broadcasters Award, Bangor Daily News, October 10, 2018.

League of Women Voters of Maine Education Fund Releases Easy-to-Read Voter Guide for November General Election, LWVME Education Fund press release, October 9, 2018.

WERU Community Radio and League of Women Voters Win 2018 Maine Association of Broadcasters Award! WERU press release, October 9, 2108.

The Election and You with the American Association of University and [sic] Women, Bangor Daily News, October 5, 2018.

Orland Legislative Candidates Forum, Bangor Daily News, October 5, 2018.

Legislative candidate forums scheduled List of all LWVME/Downeast upcoming candidate forums. The Ellsworth American, October 2, 2018.

State Senate candidates from Falmouth debate in Cumberland, The Forecaster, October 2, 2018.

What Australia's Experience with Ranked Choice Voting Can Teach Maine, Maine Public, September 29, 2018.

Candidate Forum Announcing LWVME/Downeast's candidate forum Oct. 16. Mount Desert Islander, September 29, 2018.

Waldo County Technical Center helps register first time voters, Bangor Daily News, September 29, 2018.

Republican drops out of race for Cumberland County district attorney, Portland Press Herald, September 26, 2018.

Candidate forum in Blue Hill Oct. 9, The Ellsworth American, September 25, 2018.

Concert held to raise awareness about gun violence, WABI-TV, September 25, 2018.

Maine elections are secure, LTE in the BDN mentions the League of Women Voters, September 25, 2018.

Candidate forum in Orland Oct. 15, Ellsworth American, September 19, 2018.

`For Cod's Sake, Cut the Carbon!' Maine Environmental Advocates March In Portland. The League was there registering voters. Maine Public, September 8, 2018.

Automatic voter registration is an antidote to efforts to make voting more difficult, Bangor Daily News, August 14, 2018.

Will Massachusetts Soon Follow Maine in Adopting Ranked Choice Voting? IVN, July 2, 2018.

Maine's 1st ranked choice voting election saw an issue driven campaign and energized voters John Brautigam for LWVME on the web at FairVote.com, June 26, 2018.

Results Announced in Historic Election, press release, June 20, 2018. Picked up in the PenBay Pilot.

Voter Survey Shows RCV Was Easy To Use, press release, June 15, 2018.

Maine's election shows that ranked-choice voting is hot right now. But we have been here before, LWVME gets credit from Jack Santucci in LSE USCentre blogpost, June 15, 2018.

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