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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.”

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 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.

Voting & Elections 09.21.2020

MOM’s Organic Markets hosts National Voter Registration Day Events with Common Cause and League of Women Voters

To celebrate National Voter Registration Day – September 22, 2020 – MOM’s Organic Markets is hosting voter information tables at various locations, in partnership with Common Cause and the League of Women Voters. Voter registration forms will be available, as well as information about options for voting in the November 3rd election.

Voting & Elections 09.10.2020

Expand the Ballot Coalition Details Plans to Ensure Eligible Incarcerated Voters Can Exercise Their Right to Vote

A coalition of Maryland voting rights organizations today released a letter confirming details of a program to ensure eligible voters in corrections facilities are not denied their right to vote. Thousands of Marylanders are eligible to vote but are currently incarcerated.

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