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 is an affiliate of Emerge America, a national organization currently working in 17 states: Arizona, California, Colorado, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin.