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    Maryland’s 6th Congressional District is prime example of the partisan gerrymandering that occurred in Maryland after the 2010 census, the Emergency Commission tasked with redrawing it hopes its work will help Maryland find its way to enacting a more transparent, independent and multi-partisan redistricting process.

    District 6 (Phil Ateto) Speaking at Benisk rally at SCOTUS in March 2018


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  • Upcoming events

    Tuesday, March 05, 2019 at 08:30 AM · $40.00 USD · 49 rsvps
    House Office Building in Annapolis, MD

    Legislative Day 2019



    8:30 am Registration and Coffee

    8:30 -10:00 am Visits to Legislators arranged by Local Leagues*

    *Local Leagues are responsible for making those appointments in advance.*

    10:00 am Report on legislative visits

    10:15 am Discussion of proposed legislation impacting the League’s legislative priorities


    11:00 am State Budget Presentation by Victoria Gruber, Executive Director of the Department of Legislative Services

    11:45 am Discussion of the impact of the budget on our legislative priorities

    12:00 pm Lunch - Speaker: Stewart Schwartz, the Executive Director and a founder of the Coalition for Smarter Growth, which which addresses the interconnected issues of land use, transportation, urban design, housing, and the environment.

    1:00 pm Optional visits to committee hearings

    Your Legislative Day Ticket includes a buffet lunch. Parking is not included.

    *The Lois Stoner Scholarship Fund is available for members who would like assistance with their registration fee. Please contact the LWVMD office for details.

    To buy a ticket, enter the number of tickets you want to purchase in the appropriate box below where it says "Will you come?" (Member or Non-Member...or after the 20th, the LATE REGISTRATION option)

    Reserve your spot early! Seats are limited & tickets increase by $5 on 2/20/19

    Questions? Email Lois at

    Click here to download and mail your registration

    Need a flier? Click here.

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