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Money & Influence 10.30.2020

‘Yes’ for the Baltimore County Citizens’ Election Fund

Ballot Question A asks whether Baltimore County voters want to establish a Citizens' Election Fund, also known as a fair elections program, in the county. There are four main reasons to vote Yes for A: keep big money out of politics, expand opportunities to run for office, give everyone a voice, and encourage more participation in our democracy.

Voting & Elections 06.1.2020

Make Sure Your Voice is Heard in Tomorrow’s Primary Elections

Primary election day is tomorrow, June 2nd -- and the hype around this election is notably different from elections past. Because of COVID-19, we are all looking at the process of voting a little differently. But there are plenty of options for voters who want to make their voices heard in the Primary Election. There are also plenty of reasons why voting in this election is just as important as voting in all other elections.

Voting & Elections 04.28.2020

“Voting is crucial.”

Today, District 7 residents can honor US Representative Elijah Cummings by voting.

Voting & Elections 04.14.2019

2019 Legislative Review

This session Common Cause Maryland helped move significant reforms that secured and implemented previous legislative victories, responded to 2018 election issues, and advanced technical reforms on a range of issues – teeing up more work to be done in 2020.

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