Tag Archives: Common Cause Maryland

Md. officials OK’d participation in Trump voter fraud panel

President Donald Trump listens in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2017, during an event to unveil legislation that would place new limits on legal immigration. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Two top aides to Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan have signed off on a state official’s participation in President Donald Trump’s panel investigating alleged voter fraud in the 2016 election against Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton. The Baltimore Sun reports emails provided by government ...

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Md. voter education program in limbo

A stalled plan to educate voters on a new paper balloting system has some good government groups asking the Board of Public Works to reconsider its June decision to reject a nearly $2 million public awareness campaign. With no Plan ...

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Hopes of replenishing gubernatorial fund face uphill battle

Jennifer Bevan-Dangel, executive director of Common Cause Maryland, says the state needs to modernize and expand the law for public financing of elections. Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan used public funds to finance his successful campaign, but the account is running low. (File photo)

Finding a way to replenish the program that funded the gubernatorial campaigns of Democratic Del. Heather R. Mizeur and Republican Gov.-elect Larry Hogan will top the wish list of those who advocate for limiting the effect of special-interest money in state elections.

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Board of elections memo hurts Gansler fundraising effort

A four-page memo on campaign fundraising during the 2014 General Assembly session will mostly likely hurt Doug Gansler more than any other declared gubernatorial candidate.

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