Tag Archives: Voting

100 years later, voting and women’s rights still need protection

This article, by Ann Luther and Sheila Kirby of the League of Women Voters of Maine, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on December 31, 2019. By Ann Luther and Sheila Kirby, Opinion guest column December 31, 2019 9:00 am Happy New Year! It’s a big one. The year 2020 brings a presidential election, […]

Ranked-choice voting is a partisan affair in Maine

This article, by Josepth Anthony of Oklahoma State University, was originally published on the Bangor Daily News opinion page on September 24, 2019. By Joseph Anthony, Opinion guest column • September 24, 2019 9:52 am Researchers and election officials around the country are watching Maine as it implements ranked-choice voting (RCV) as an electoral reform. Ranked-choice voting is […]

A century of ranked-choice voting in Australia offers lessons for Maine

This article, by Dr. Ben Reilly of Murdoch University in Western Australia, was originally posted in the Bangor Daily News Opinion Section on August 28, 2018. **Dr. Ben Reilly will be giving a public lecture at the Bangor Public Library on September 4 at 5:30PM. Please join us for a reception with refreshments before the […]