The League of Young Voters

Budget Cut Measure Could Hamper Voting — By Jaime McCleod
May 27, 2008, 8:49 pm
Filed under: Uncategorized

Any time a governing body – whether, federal, state or local – makes budget cuts, someone gets left in the cold, and the latest cost saving measure made by Portland City Council is no different. In a move that has political action groups ranging from Portland’s League of Young Votersto the Maine’s Green Independent Party crying foul, city councilors last week voted to reduce the number of polling places available for city voters by nearly two thirds. Beginning at the start of the new fiscal year in July, voters in Portland will have only six places to cast their votes on Election Day, down from 16 last November.

Read more at Jaime’s blog here.


Leave a Comment so far
Leave a comment

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: