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06.27.2019

U.S. Supreme Court Wrongly Endorses Maryland’s Partisan Gerrymander

04.25.2019

Common Cause Maryland Names New Executive Director

Voting & Elections 11.7.2018

Maryland Voters Pass Election Day Voter Registration

Marylanders voted for a commonsense, pro-democracy reform. They voted for a ballot initiative that gives eligible voters the right to register, update their registration, and vote on every Election Day in the future.

Media & Democracy 09.25.2018

Democracy Dies in Darkness: Voters Have Right to Know Funders of Online Political Ads

The Washington Post, Baltimore Sun and other local newspapers have sued the state of Maryland to avoid complying with the state’s campaign finance disclosure law, a measure that allows Maryland citizens to easily obtain meaningful information about groups and individuals seeking to influence their vote through ads run on their publications’ online platforms. Common Cause Maryland and the Campaign Legal Center filed a brief in U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, arguing that the state should enforce its campaign finance disclosure law.

07.31.2018

Baltimore City Mayor Pugh Signs Fair Election Fund Charter Amendment

Mayor Catherine Pugh today signed Council Bill 18-0229, a charter amendment to establish the Fair Elections Fund and Citizen Commission.

Money & Influence 08.9.2017

Running for Baltimore

Baltimore – The cost to run for office in Baltimore City rose over 20% between the last two elections, according to research released today by Common Cause Maryland. This spike was true of both the Mayoral race, where winner Catherine Pugh raised nearly $280,000, and Council races, where the average candidate raised over $185,000.

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