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LWV Of Maine

Community Leaders

Jill Ward, President
Pamela Cox, Vice President

League ID

ME000

Phone

(207) 622-0256

Stories from Around the State

AUGUSTA, Maine — More than 350,000 Maine voters could vote in primaries starting in a key 2024 election after lawmakers approved a bill to allow for semi-open primaries for presidential, congressional and legislative elections.

Figure skating has a long way to go to fully reckon with the intertwined ways that patriarchy, homophobia, and racism occur and the resulting harms done to athletes, from Olympic stars down to kids in the learn-to-skate program. It is a fiercely gendered sport, especially in pairs skating.

My pairs partner, Erica Rand, and I are challenging those binary gender norms. In doing so, we are also hoping to open up the sport we love to people of all genders and gender expressions.

Maine lawmakers pass several bills expanding access to voting.

League of Women Voters of Maine president speaks about ranked-choice voting on NPR.