About Emerge

Emerge Maine is changing the face of Maine politics by recruiting, training, and inspiring Democratic women to run for office.  Our intensive, cohort-based six-month training program is unique. Emerge makes a long-term investment in Maine Democratic women candidates by building their leadership skills and providing extensive campaign training.  As an organization, Emerge is committed to increasing the number of Democratic women in office, building a strong network of dedicated women leaders, and creating a pipeline of Maine Democratic candidates at all levels of government.

Emerge Maine began in 2006 and is one of the oldest affiliates of Emerge America, a national organization currently working in 24 states: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Kentucky, Iowa, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

Put Yourself On The Ballot

Learn about the Emerge program, how to apply and get connected to our Alumnae Network.

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