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Voting & Elections 12.5.2023

Editorial: Finding a better way to fill Maryland’s state legislative vacancies

The Baltimore Sun's editorial staff writes in support of Common Cause Maryland's calls to reform the General Assembly's process for filling legislative vacancies.

Voting & Elections 11.27.2023

A renewed push to change how vacancies are filled in Md. legislature

“The General Assembly can’t continue to allow a handful of individuals to speak on behalf of thousands of voters."

Voting & Elections 10.26.2023

Baltimore Banner political notes: Filling GA vacancies; Senate leadership changes; PAC fined

A new poll shows that Marylanders would prefer special elections instead, potentially boosting a long-running but unsuccessful effort to change the vacancy process.

50 State Report: Maryland Earns C for Redistricting from Common Cause

"We look forward to educating the public, and working in coalition to tame the gerrymander before our next redistricting cycle."

Voting & Elections 10.10.2023

New Poll: 85% of Marylanders Favor Special Elections to Elect Representatives

Common Cause Maryland and Maryland PIRG renew call on General Assembly to establish special elections for legislative vacancies.

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