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    Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 07:00 PM
    Virtual

    Republican Attorney General Candidate Forum

    Tuesday, May 24th from 7-8:30pm for the 2022 virtual Attorney General Republican Candidate Forums. Republican Candidates for Attorney General participating in this forum are: Jim Shalleck (left) and Michael A.Peroutka (right) Join the The League of Women Voters of Maryland and the University of Baltimore Schaefer Center on Tuesday, May 24th from 7-8:30pm for the 2022 virtual Attorney General Republican Candidate Forums. This is a great opportunity to listen to the candidates answer questions on a wide range of topics.

    Republican Candidates for Attorney General participating in this forum are:

    • Jim Shalleck
    • Michael A. Peroutka 

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    Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 07:30 PM

    Democratic Attorney General Candidate Forum

     Wednesday, May 25th from 7:30-9pm for the 2022 virtual Attorney General Democratic Candidate Forum. Democratic Candidates for Attorney General participating in this forum are:  Anthony Brown (left) and Katie Curran O'Malley (right)

    Join the The League of Women Voters of Maryland and the University of Baltimore Schaefer Center on Wednesday, May 25th from 7:30-9pm for the 2022 virtual Attorney General Democratic Candidate Forums. This is a great opportunity to listen to the candidates answer questions on a wide range of topics.  Democratic Candidates for Attorney General participating in this forum are:

    • Anthony Brown 
    • Katie Curran O'Malley

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    Maryland Congressional Maps for November 2022 Election

    For Immediate Release
    April 4, 2022m ANNAPOLIS, MD — We are relieved that Maryland’s Congressional map for the 2022 November election is one step closer to being finalized. The Anne Arundel Circuit Court is expected to rule soon on the new Congressional map signed by Governor Hogan today. Judge Battaglia will be considering only one additional change, not splitting Baltimore City into two districts, before making her final ruling.


    The latest Congressional map scores significantly better than the original Legislative Redistricting Advisory Commission’s map enacted in 2021. Both FiveThirtyEight https://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/redistricting-2022-maps/maryland/ and PlanScore https://planscore.campaignlegal.org/maryland/#!2020-plan-ushouse-eg, a project of the non-profit, non-partisan Campaign Legal Center, have calculated that the latest Congressional map is significantly less biased toward the Democrats.

    Of course, the boards of elections still can’t finalize the ballot, since we are waiting for a ruling about the constitutionality of the Legislative map by the Maryland Court of Appeals.

    As Nancy Soreng, President of the League of Women Voters of Maryland said: “All of this chaos, last-minute intense work by the legislature, their staff, the state and local boards of elections and the courts could be avoided next time by enacting an independent redistricting commission with transparently chosen multi- partisan members and adequate funding. We hope that the elected representatives of Maryland will work with us over the next ten years to achieve a smooth census and redistricting process.”

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