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Voting & Elections 04.15.2021

Voting Rights Advocates Celebrate Passage of Package of Voting Rights Policies that Seek to Make Voting More Accessible

Members of the Expand the Ballot coalition joined the Larry Young Morning Show on WOLB1010AM to celebrate the end of the Maryland General Assembly session and the passage of a comprehensive voting rights package that makes Maryland one of the leading states in America as it relates to voting reform.

Voting & Elections 02.23.2021

House Committee to Hear Bills to Strengthen Maryland’s Mail-In Voting Process

“During the 2020 election cycle, Maryland experienced a larger-than-average demand for mail-in voting due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This experience proved two things – the convenience of vote by mail presents an opportunity to boost overall participation in our elections and the existing mail-in voting process needs improvement.”

Voting & Elections 02.2.2021

Voting Rights Advocates Announce Groundbreaking Legislation Expanding Ballot Access for Those ‘Behind The Walls’

SB224/HB222 seeks to enhance the voter awareness and mobilization efforts of eligible voters who are currently incarcerated, and those who were recently released, by providing for a mandated informational packet to be sent to eligible voters incarcerated during an election year while providing for those being released with a voter registration application and information detailing their right to vote upon release.

Common Cause Maryland calls for immediate resignation of Congressman Andy Harris

In the wake of Wednesday’s insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, Common Cause Maryland is calling for Congressman Andy Harris to immediately resign after he voted to overturn the will of the people, failed to accept the results of the 2020 presidential election, and played a clear role in spreading disinformation around the election, leading to the violence.

Voting & Elections 11.4.2020

Statewide Voting Rights Coalition Urges Patience as Ballots are Counted

The state-wide coalition Everyone Votes Maryland has been working tirelessly throughout the 2020 congressional 7th District Special Election, Primary, and now General Election to ensure that every Marylander knows their rights when it comes to voting and ensuring a fair and safe election process.

Voting & Elections 10.5.2020

ACLU, Common Cause Correct Inaccurate Info about Leadership of Voting Inside Movement

In the state of Maryland, individuals with felony convictions are eligible to vote once they are no longer incarcerated.

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