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Date & TimePlaceDescription
Thursday
Dec 23, 2010
12:30 pm
Speaking in Maine

Speaking in Maine takes us next to Portland for an event sponsored by Maine Citizens for Clean Elections. "On the Road to Clean Elections: First Stop Maine," a panel discussion moderated by former Governor Angus King, will put the Maine Clean Election system in a national context, exploring the current political and legal landscape for campaign finance reform.

Thursday
Dec 9, 2010
10:00 am
University Of Maine At Augusta
46 University Dr
Augusta 04330
LWVME Board Meeting
Thursday
Nov 18, 2010
6:30 pm
Port City Music Hall
504 Congress St
Portland 04101
Maine Citizens for Clean Elections Tenth Anniversary Celebration

Maine's Clean Election System is ten years old! Let's Celebrate! With Clean Elections, Everybody Wins!

Wednesday
Nov 10, 2010
6:00 pm
University Of Maine School Of Law
246 Deering Ave
Portland 04102
The First Amendment in the Aftermath of Citizens United

American Constitution Society's Maine Lawyer Chapter, Free Speech for People, the League of Women Voters of Maine and the Maine Campaign to Reclaim Democracy present, "The First Amendment in the Aftermath of Citizens United," featuring a distinguished panel of legal and constitutional experts and moderated by Anne B. Schink, Director, League of Women Voters of Maine. For more information and to RSVP, visit the ACS website.

Thursday
Oct 28, 2010
7:00 pm
Topsham Town Hall
100 Main St
Topsham 04086
Topsham Candidate Forum

All three candidates for the two three-year terms on the Board of Selectmen have been invited.

Tuesday
Oct 19, 2010
6:30 pm
Ellsworth City Hall
1 City Hall Ave
Ellsworth 04605
Ellsworth Candidate Forums

Candidate forum for offices of District Attorney, State House of Representatives, and State Senate. Co-sponsored by LWV Downeast, AAUW, BPW, the Ellsworth American and the Ellsworth Area Chamber of Commerce.

Thursday
Oct 14, 2010
10:00 am
University Of Maine At Augusta
46 University Dr
Augusta 04330
LWVME Board Meeting
Monday
Oct 4, 2010
7:00 pm
Curtis Memorial Library
23 Pleasant St
Brunswick 04011
Presentation by Maine Citizens for Clean Elections

Maine Citizens for Clean Elections (MCCE) is a nonpartisan coalition of groups and individuals that works in the public interest to advocate for, increase public support for, defend and improve the Maine Clean Election Act and related campaign finance law.

Thursday
Sep 30, 2010
7:00 pm
Municipal Meeting Facility
16 Station Ave
Brunswick 04011
Brunswick Candidate Forum

Candidates for Town Council and School Board have been invited, and the public is encouraged to attend.

Thursday
Sep 16, 2010
10:00 am
University Of Maine At Augusta
46 University Dr
Augusta 04330
LWVME Board Meeting
Sunday
Jun 27, 2010
7:30 pm
Space Gallery
Portland
Casino Jack and the United States of Money

SPACE Gallery is screening the new film Casino Jack and the United States of Money about disgraced superlobbyist Jack Abramoff. Along with the film, they'll be welcoming the film's Associate Producer, Sam Black and Oscar-winning director Alex Gibney for Q&As after the film. Admission is $5. For more information, visit the SPACE Gallery web site.

Friday
Jun 11, 2010
12:00 am
LWVUS Convention

Read LWVME President Barbara McDade's report from our National Convention.

Thursday
Apr 8, 2010
10:00 am
University Of Maine At Augusta
46 University Dr
Augusta 04330
State Board Meeting
Monday
Apr 5, 2010
7:30 pm
Curtis Memorial Library
23 Pleasant St
Brunswick 04011
Presentation About Nuclear Arms Reduction Issues

Ira Helfand, M.D., of Physicians for Social Responsibility, and Ret. Col. Richard Klass, of the Center for Arms Control and Non-proliferation, will speak to the League of Women Voters of the Brunswick Area about Nuclear Arms Reduction Issues in the Morrell Room of Curtis Memorial Library on Monday, April 5, at 7:30 p.m. The public is urged to attend.

Thursday
Mar 25, 2010
9:00 am
Maine State House
210 State St
Augusta 04330
Keys to the Capitol

A League sponsored introduction to the Maine Legislature ending with a tea at the Governor's mansion.

9:00 - 9:30 Welcome and Registration, Welcome Center, Capitol Building (2nd Floor)

9:30 - 11:00 Panel Discussion: PAC Reform - Possibilities and Pitfalls, Welcome Center Moderator: Ann Luther, Treasurer, LWVME Guest Panelists: Dan Billings, Attorney, Marden Dubord, and Alison Smith, Maine Clean Elections

11:00 - 12:00 Tour of the Capitol

12:00 - 2:00 Lunch at Cross Cafe Observe Committee Meetings

2:00 - 2:30 Tour of the Blaine House, 192 State Street

2:30 - 3:30 Tea and Panel Discussion on the NOM lawsuit, Blaine House Invited Guests: Jonathan Wayne, Executive Director, Ethics Commission and Phyllis Gardiner, Assistant Attorney General and Commission Counsel

Wednesday
Mar 3, 2010
4:30 pm
LWVME-Downeast

Discussion of news topics. Socializing. For more info, call 667 5863

Thursday
Feb 11, 2010
10:00 am
University Of Maine At Augusta
46 University Dr
Augusta 04330
State Board Meeting