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Voting & Elections 05.20.2020

Voting Rights Groups Urge Board of Elections to Take Mitigating Actions

Week-long Delay in Mailing Ballots Disadvantages Baltimore Voters

Voting & Elections 05.12.2020

Advocates Urge Governor Hogan to Prioritize Funding for Voter Education

On Tuesday, May 12th, voting rights advocates called on Governor Hogan to immediately increase efforts to inform voters of election changes ahead of June 2nd Primary Election. Read our letter.

Voting & Elections 04.12.2020

The Maryland State Board of Elections Must Provide In-Person Voting Option for Seventh Congressional District Special Election

We recognize the gravity of the circumstances created by COVID-19, and fully appreciate the work Maryland State Board of Elections staff have undertaken in the past few weeks to protect the health of the public while providing safe access to voting. But the Boards failure to provide any in-person voting option in the Seventh Congressional District Special Election will compromise the health of our democracy.

Voting & Elections 04.7.2020

Common Cause Maryland Urges Local Boards of Election to make Adequate Number of Vote Centers Available for 2020 Primary Election

In order to effectively accommodate voters under this emergency expansion of absentee voting, we recommend Montgomery County, Baltimore City, Prince George's County, and Baltimore County to establish the max number of Vote Centers allowed for the Primary Election. Additionally, we urge these Boards to select four locations that are accessible to voters using public transportation.

Voting & Elections 04.1.2020

Additional Recommendations to the Maryland State Board of Elections, COVID-19

We submitted the following comments to the Maryland State Board of Elections in advance of their meeting on April 2, 2020.

Voting & Elections 03.18.2020

Common Cause, League of Women Voters, other organizations recommend next steps for Maryland elections amid COVID-19

Common Cause Maryland, the League of Women Voters of Maryland, Maryland PIRG and ACLU of Maryland today urged Governor Larry Hogan and the Maryland Board of Elections to implement changes before the delayed 2020 Presidential Primary and the 7th Congressional District special election.

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