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Voting & Elections 04.7.2020

Common Cause Maryland Urges Local Boards of Election to make Adequate Number of Vote Centers Available for 2020 Primary Election

In order to effectively accommodate voters under this emergency expansion of absentee voting, we recommend Montgomery County, Baltimore City, Prince George's County, and Baltimore County to establish the max number of Vote Centers allowed for the Primary Election. Additionally, we urge these Boards to select four locations that are accessible to voters using public transportation.

Voting & Elections 04.1.2020

Additional Recommendations to the Maryland State Board of Elections, COVID-19

We submitted the following comments to the Maryland State Board of Elections in advance of their meeting on April 2, 2020.

During COVID-19 State of Emergency, We Must Maintain Transparency and Public Access to Maryland’s Government Proceedings

As public officials adopt emergency measures to protect public health, Common Cause Maryland encourages the maximization of transparency and remote public participation, and also limiting government business to priority functions necessary under the current emergency conditions

Voting & Elections 03.18.2020

Common Cause, League of Women Voters, other organizations recommend next steps for Maryland elections amid COVID-19

Common Cause Maryland, the League of Women Voters of Maryland, Maryland PIRG and ACLU of Maryland today urged Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Board of Elections to implement changes before the delayed 2020 Presidential Primary and the 7th Congressional District special election.


Common Cause, Maryland PIRG, other organizations urge General Assembly to recess

Common Cause Maryland, Maryland PIRG and dozens of other organizations today sent a letter to House Speaker Adrienne A. Jones and Senate President Bill Ferguson, urging the General Assembly to recess rather than continue operating with only limited input from the public and advocacy organizations.

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