Press Releases

Jan 19 2018

Portland, Maine— Emerge Maine will host a Candidate Boot Camp in Belfast, Maine for Democratic women running in 2018. Top Democratic political strategists and trainers will teach attendees critical elements of campaigning, including developing a campaign plan, fundraising, messaging, press operations, public speaking, grassroots field operations and more.

Apr 20 2017

Portland – Emerge Maine announced today that the new Executive Director for the organization that recruits, trains, and supports Democratic women to run for political office will be Sarah Skillin Woodard. 

Apr 25 2015

Portland--Emerge Maine, the premier political training program for Maine Democratic women, has named Shenna Bellows its Woman of the Year. Previous Emerge Women of the Year are former Clerk of the House, the late Millie MacFarland (2010), the Honorable Libby Mitchell (2011), Congresswoman Chellie Pingree (2012), Attorney General Janet Mills (2013), Senator Dawn Hill (2014), and Representative Peggy Rotundo (2014).

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