Maryland Special Interest Groups

Project Vote Smart reports on performance evaluations from all special interest groups who provide them, regardless of issue or bias. If you know of a group that provides ratings not included here, please contact us at ratings@votesmart.org.

Descriptions of organizations are derived from the mission statement or description produced by each organization. Project Vote Smart does not evaluate or edit these descriptions.

State
Issue
 

Abortion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Christian Coalition of Maryland
2014 2014 Maryland Right to Life
2010 2014 NARAL Pro-Choice Maryland
 

Abortion and Reproductive

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2003 N/A Planned Parenthood of Maryland
 

Animals and Wildlife

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 N/A Maryland Humane Society
2014 2014 Maryland Votes for Animals
 
 

Civil Liberties and Civil Rights

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2009 2014 Equality Maryland
N/A N/A Gay and Lesbian Interests Consortium
2003 N/A Gay Rights Information
2011 N/A Maryland Drivers Alliance
 

Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2014 N/A Maryland Catholic Conference
 

Crime

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 N/A Maryland Drivers Alliance
 

Education

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A CeaseFire MD
2002 N/A Maryland PTA
2012 2014 Maryland State Education Association - NEA
 

Environment

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2010 N/A Environment Maryland
2013 2010 Maryland League of Conservation Voters
N/A 2014 Sierra Club Maryland Chapter
 

Government Operations

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2006 N/A Common Cause of Maryland
2006 N/A Maryland Accountability Project
2010 N/A Maryland Public Interest Research Group
 
 

Health and Health Care

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2002 N/A Smoke Free Maryland Coalition
 

Labor Unions

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689
N/A 2014 Maryland State and Washington, DC AFL-CIO
 

Liberal

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 2014 Progressive Maryland
 

Marriage

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Christian Coalition of Maryland
2012 2012 Protect Marriage Maryland
 

Marriage, Family, and Children

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Association of Maryland Families
2003 N/A Maryland Family Values Alliance
2002 N/A Maryland PTA
2011 2014 Progressive Maryland
 

Religion

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Christian Coalition of Maryland
2014 N/A Maryland Catholic Conference
 

Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Christian Coalition of Maryland
2009 2014 Equality Maryland
N/A N/A Gay and Lesbian Interests Consortium
2003 N/A Gay Rights Information
 

Social

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 2014 Progressive Maryland
 

Socially Conservative

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2005 N/A Association of Maryland Families
2003 N/A Maryland Family Values Alliance
 

Technology and Communication

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 N/A Maryland Drivers Alliance
 

Trade

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
N/A 2012 Amalgamated Transit Union Local 689
 

Transportation

Last Rating Last Endorsement SIG Name
2011 N/A National Motorist Association, Maryland Chapter