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  • Democracy Forum 10/21/16

    Host: Ann Luther, League of Women Voters of Maine    
    Engineer: Amy Browne

    Program Topic: Ballot Questions in Maine

    Key Discussion Points:
    a) We’ll discuss the ballot questions in Maine this year, how the process works, what the questions mean, and how citizen initiatives fit into a representative versus a direct democracy.
    b) What are the questions on the ballot? What do they mean? What are the arguments for and against the question?
    c) Where can voters learn more?

    Guests:
    Amy Fried, Professor of Political Science at the University of Maine umaine.edu/polisci/faculty-and-staff/amy- fried/
    Jill Goldthwait, former Maine State Senator and award-winning political columnist for the Ellsworth American and the Mount Desert Islander.
           

    The all-volunteer team at the League of Women Voters – Downeast who plan and coordinate this series includes:
    John Bradford
    Linda Hoskins
    Ann Luther
    Marge May
    Pam Person
    Leah Taylor
    Linda Washburn

    FMI re League of Women Voters of Maine: www.lwvme.org

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    Published on October 21, 2016 · Filed under: Democracy Forum; Tagged as: ,
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