Build background knowledge
Knowledge is crucial to grassroots momentum as independents change politics in Maryland.
• Ready to get nerdy?
Take a leap and read through
Suessmann v. Lamone
a case from 2004 where the judges got so confused trying to interpret Maryland's electoral code that they declared that statutory
non-partisan judicial races are actually partisan because the major parties include the races on thier ballots.
This is a prime example of the dysfunction in the code, and a good jumping off point to learn more.
• Ready to meet your legislators?
We'll help you visit them or contact them, and give you talking points and suggestions. You can
report back here to share your experiences.