CLC Comments on Maryland Coordination Rulemaking Regarding Firewalls


Campaign Legal Center submitted public comments to the Maryland State Board of Elections regarding proposed amendments to its coordination rules for common vendors, including provisions addressing firewalls. CLC’s comments include several recommendations to strengthen the Board’s rule to include requirements for firewalls that ensure campaigns and independent spenders in Maryland elections cannot share strategic campaign information through common vendors, thereby circumventing Maryland’s contribution limits to candidates and parties.