On November 8th, Maine voters will head to the polls to weigh in on a number of referendum questions, including Question 5 which will ask voters whether to replace our current voting system with ranked choice voting for federal and state primary and general elections beginning in 2018.
Ann Luther from the League of Women Voters of Maine will be at the Southwest Harbor Public Library on Wednesday, September 14th from 6:00pm to 7:00pm for a free, educational, nonpartisan presentation on this topic.
The event is open to the public and community members are encouraged to attend. The presentation will explain how ranked choice voting works, how voters use the ballots, how it compares to our current system, where it is currently used across the state, country, and world, and how voters have responded to its implementation.
Attendees are encouraged to participate in the question and answer session following the presentation. For more information or any additional questions, please contact Finn Melanson by email (email@example.com) or by phone (207-420-0469).
In 2013 Ann Luther was presented with the Roger Baldwin Award for her work to ensure voting rights, clean elections and ethics in government. She has served as President and Advocacy Chairwoman of the League of Women Voters of Maine. Luther also serves on the board of Maine Citizens for Clean Elections as President and Treasurer. Luther has been recognized by the ACLU of Maine for her work to ensure that all qualified Mainers are able to make their voices heard at the ballot box. Call the Library at 244-7065.