Common Cause Maryland Forum Makes the Case for Ending Gerrymandering
November 14, 2014
The Tame the Gerrymander Coalition, including Common Cause Maryland, featured U.S. Rep. John Delaney, Maryland Del. Aisha Braveboy, and Common Cause National Redistricting Coordinator Dan Vicuna at a forum to discuss solutions to the problem of partisan gerrymandering.
Independent-Minded Lawmakers Headline Nov.10 Forum on Gerrymandering
November 7, 2014
Common Cause hosting forum on gerrymandering in Annapolis
Article Details Harmful Effect of Maryland Gerrymander on Minority Voting Rights
October 23, 2014
Southern Maryland Online discusses minority representation and Gerrymander Meander.
Montgomery County Passes Small Donor Campaign Finance Reform
September 30, 2014
A coalition led by Common Cause Maryland has secured passage of Fair Elections legislation that will let candidates in Montgomery County run on a base of small donations from individuals, with public matching funds.
The greatest benefit of public funding of campaigns comes after Election Day
September 28, 2014
The Sept. 26 Metro article “Montgomery vote nears on public funding of campaigns” focused on the reelection rates of political incumbents. The real value of public financing becomes apparent after Election Day. Candidates who rely on small donations supplemented by matching funds can make serving the public interest, not the private interests of their major donors, their priority.