Damon Effingham

Policy Manager, Common Cause Maryland


As Policy Manager for Common Cause Maryland, Damon is responsible for monitoring, analyzing and campaigning for legislation relating to Maryland open governance initiatives and money-in-politics issues.  Damon comes to Common Cause with a background in lobbying, campaigns, and election reform. Damon worked with U.S. Representative John Sarbanes on the bi-partisan Government By the People Act campaign. Most recently, Damon consulted companies seeking licensure under Maryland’s burgeoning medical marijuana program. Damon is a graduate of New York University and Emory Law School.

Phone: (410) 268-7470

Email: DEffingham@commoncause.org

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