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Money & Influence 02.20.2020

Legislators Consider bill to modernize Gubernatorial Small Donor Public Financing System

The bill would update the campaign finance system for Governor, Attorney General and Comptroller to be inline with local small donor public financing programs.

Money & Influence 12.2.2019

Campaigns in Maryland: Does it Still Cost a lot to Win?

Common Cause Maryland has analyzed legislative candidates’ fundraising totals from the 2018 election cycle. This report is a sequel to our report “Campaigns in Maryland: An Analysis of Fundraising by Winning State Legislators, 2011-2014.”


Baltimore Fair Election Fund: A Program Young People Can Afford to Invest In

The Baltimore Fair Election Fund is designed to limit the influence of big money, while building the power of small donations. Strengthening the voices and political power of everyday people, including young people.

Money & Influence 09.14.2016

Grassroots Coalition Launches Campaign for Yes on Question A in Howard County

Ellicott City, MD: A packed crowd gathered last night at Kelsey’s Restaurant in Ellicott City to officially launch “Yes on A! For the Citizens Election Fund.” The campaign is building support for ballot question A, which would establish a Citizens’ Election Fund to create a small donor empowerment program for Howard County elections.

Money & Influence 04.16.2015

Key MoCo Committee Funds Groundbreaking Fair Elections Program

The Montgomery County Council held public hearings this week on the proposed FY16 budget. Concerned citizens testified at each hearing, calling on the County Council to put $2 million into the budget to fund fair elections (Public Election Fund).

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