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Common Cause Maryland is a nonpartisan, grassroots organization dedicated to restoring the core values of American democracy, reinventing an open, honest and accountable government that works in the public interest, and empowering ordinary people to make their voices heard. Founded in 1974, Common Cause Maryland is one of the state’s most effective watchdog groups and has been a strong force for reform at the state and local levels.

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Reduce Money's Influence

Money has too much influence in our politics and elections. Common Cause Maryland is building a democracy in which every Marylander has an equal voice.

Create an Ethical Government

We must hold our public officials accountable to high ethical standards to ensure they serve the people instead of just well-connected special interests.

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Common Cause Maryland is dedicated to fair maps and impartially drawn districts so that our government is truly of, by, and for the people.

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