LWV-Downeast: Issue Forum Question 6

125 State St
Ellsworth, ME
Saturday, September 30, 2023
12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Question 6 on the November ballot reads: 

Question 6: Constitutional Amendment

RESOLUTION, Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of Maine to Require All Provisions in the Constitution to Be Included in the Official Printing

Do you favor amending the Constitution of Maine to require that all of the provisions of the Constitution be included in the official printed copies of the Constitution prepared by the Secretary of State?

Donna Loring will talk to us about the history and importance of this question. 

Donna is an elder and former council member of the Penobscot Indian Nation. She held the position of the Nation’s Representative to the Maine State Legislature for twelve years. In March of 2009, Donna donated her legislative and personal papers to the Maine Women Writers Collection at the University of New England where they have been categorized and made available to the public and to scholars for research. Donna served as a member of the Women’s Army Corp in Vietnam 1967-1968. She is a former Senior Advisor on Tribal Affairs to Governor Janet Mills. She hosts her radio show, Wabanaki Windows at WERU Community Radio in Orland Maine. On May 13th, 2017, she was awarded an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Humane Letters by the University of Maine Orono. In May of 2022 She received an Honorary Doctorate Degree in Humane Letters from Thomas College Waterville Maine.

We will briefly review and discuss the other questions on the ballot, as well. There are eight of them all told. Find the list at the Secretary of State's website.

Lunch will be available if you attend in person.

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