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Money & Influence 08.1.2022

Coalition Delivers Petitions to Put Small Donor Campaign Finance Charter Amendment on the Anne Arundel County Ballot

A coalition announced today the delivery of petitions to put a charter amendment on the ballot that would create a small donor campaign finance system for Anne Arundel County executive and council races.

Money & Influence 02.8.2022

County Councils Act on Citizens Elections Programs: Howard County Council approves fix; Anne Arundel County Council falls short, does not send ballot question to voters

Fair Elections Maryland applauds Howard County Council for fixing their local public financing program - Coalition disappointed as Anne Arundel County Council falls short on approving charter amendment on public financing.

Money & Influence 02.7.2022

TONIGHT – Citizens Election Programs on the Agenda for Councils’ Action

The Howard County Council will vote on emergency legislation clarifying who is eligible for funds; and the Anne Arundel County Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed charter amendment requiring a system of public campaign financing.

Money & Influence 01.18.2022

Howard County Council to consider bill to Fix Fair Elections Program

The Howard County Council will hold a public hearing tonight on legislation to fix a provision that is blocking Fair Elections funding for at least one candidate who wishes to participate in the program and qualifies for matching funds.

Money & Influence 01.11.2022

Coalition Calls on Howard County Executive and Council to Save Fair Elections Program

The County has been unwilling to distribute funds to participating candidates who have qualified for matching funds.

Money & Influence 01.4.2022

Fair Elections Fund Resolution Introduced in Anne Arundel County

If the County Council passes the resolution, this will put the question of creating a Fair Elections Fund on the ballot for public vote in the November 2022 Election.

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