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Engaging and Informing Voters

The leaders we elect make the decisions that affect us all -- our jobs, health care, energy costs, security, and more. The League helps you get registered, get to know the candidates and issues, and get out and vote.

How to Vote in Maine: Want to know how to register to vote? Find your polling location? Or how to vote absentee? Start here.

Making Your Vote Count Brochure:  

This is a go-to guide for voting in Maine. Print and digital copies are available in the following languages: English, Español, Français, عربي (Arabic), and Somali. 

Click here to see our other publications and studies

Vote411.org:  Vote411 is brought to you by the League of Women Voters Education Fund. Vote411 provides quick, personalized information so that you can register to vote, look up the status of your registration, and find out what's on your ballot. Information for the November 3rd election will be available starting in October. 

Generation Z: In Maine, high school students can pre-register starting at age 16. So we dedicated a whole page to young voters who are looking to make some change (and shake up the world). Want to figure out how to register to vote? Or learn which political party to register with? We are here to help

Protecting the Census: A complete Census count is the foundation of a fair democracy. Every person living in the United States must be counted, regardless of citizenship status. Read up on our advocacy and how you can complete the Census. 

Legislative Scorecard: Where do political candidates stand on the issues? What voting rights are available per each Maine county. Explore the interactive map to see how well your town is doing to create accessible and equitable elections. 

The Democracy ForumThe League of Women Voters-Downeast in cooperation with WERU FM produces a monthly radio program, called the Democracy Forum, on topics in participatory democracy. Broadcasts may be heard live from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at WERU Community Radio, 89.9 FM. Listen live on the Web at WERU FM.

Webinars: Here you will find our Advocacy Training webinars, COVID recap webinars, and webinars that cover pressing issues facing the 2020 election. 

Publications and Studies: The League produces a number of high-quality and in-depth reports, studies, and publications on important issues. We also produce non-partisan guides, toolkits, and newsletters to keep voters and members as up-to-date as possible. The League remains a top source for reliable, nonpartisan voter information. 

Other Resources:  Links to local government, federal government, and political parties.