Public Financing gives everyone a voice.


We deserve a government that is accountable to all of us, not just wealthy and corporate donors.

Small-Donor Matching Programs:

  • Encourage civic participation
  • Keep big money out
  • Elevate the voices of everyday people
  • Make government more accountable to the people
  • Expand opportunities to run for office.

of Marylander voters
support fair elections

Fair Elections at Work in Maryland!

There is tremendous excitement building for citizen-funded elections at the local, state, and federal levels and Maryland is a leader in advancing these small donor funded election programs!

Montgomery County becomes the first to establish program
Nov 2016
Howard County voters approve county charter amendment to allow for creation of program
Howard County Council overrides veto and establishes second program
Prince George’s County Council established third program in the state
Nov 2018
Baltimore City voters approve city charter amendment to allow for creation of program
Baltimore City Council establish fourth program in state
Nov 2020
Baltimore County voters approve charter amendment and is on path to creating program