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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 12.4.2023

The Dirty Tricks the GOP Is Using to Keep Abortion Off the Ballot in 2024

The Rolling Stone talks with Common Cause Maryland about statewide efforts to enshrine the right to abortion.

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.

Voting & Elections 10.11.2023

Md. Senate president vows state legislative vacancy changes

Will Common Cause Maryland's latest call for changes to the way state legislative vacancies are filled make an impact this session?

Voting & Elections 10.11.2023

PG CTV News: October 10, 2023

Prince George's Community Television segment on Common Cause Maryland and Maryland PIRG's renewed call for legislative action to require special elections to fill vacancies in the legislature.

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