Making Democracy Work: Additional Resources

Electoral College

How the U.S. President is elected.

Who Will Elect the President? The Electoral College SystemLeague of Women Voters of the United States

Electoral College—Ballotpedia—The Encyclopedia of American Politics

"The Electoral College:  From the Federalist Papers to Trump” Presented by Dr. Mark Graber, Professor of Law, University of Maryland Carey School of Law, at the LWV of the National Capital Area’s Annual Convention, May 6, 2017: 

Public Interest Pod Cast interview with LWVMC member Jordan Cooper and Dr. Graber

Money in Politics

Reforming Money in Politics—League of Women Voters of the United States website

LWVMC Fact Sheet, October 2015 FS 2015-10 Money in Politics

Montgomery County MD public campaign financing for candidates for a County elective office  Montgomery County Campaign Finance Fund 

Redistricting Reform in Maryland

Redistricting reform in Maryland is a major initiative of the Maryland League of Women Voters in partnership with Common Cause of Maryland.  See Tame the Gerrymander.

Governor’s Redistricting Commission, includes Final Report

Hogan Vetoes SB 1023, Mid-Atlantic Redistricting Process, LWVMD Blogpost May 8, 2017

Civics Education

The Maryland League adopted a state-wide study of Civics Education at its annual convention in June 2017. Send an email to [email protected] if you are interested in participating in the study.

Civics Education Resources:

National Constitution Center Educational Resources—Effort begun by Supreme Court Justice Sandra Day O’Connor in 2009 to restore civic education in our nation’s schools.