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