Democracy Forum on WERU FM Community Radio

2018 Radio News Award: WERU

The League of Women Voters-Downeast in cooperation with WERU FM produces a monthly radio program on topics in participatory democracy. It's called the Democracy Forum.

Broadcasts may be heard from 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. on the third Friday of the month at WERU Community Radio, 89.9 FM Blue Hill. Listen on the web at This show can be heard in the Portland area on WMPG Community Radio from the Democracy Forum podcast archive.

In September, 2018, the Democracy Forum won top honors from the Maine Association of Broadcasting for public affairs radio.

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May 17 -- Constitutional Right to Vote?

Does the Constitution guarantee our right to vote? Do we need a constitutional amendment to protect that right? Some of us thought we already had that. Where are we getting it wrong? How would a Constitutional Amendment help? What are the chances of getting it? We'll hear from the experts: 

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