The election of Governor Larry Hogan in 2014 dealt a blow to the political monopoly that one party has enjoyed over Maryland’s legislative process for so long. Governor Hogan’s popularity and pro-business message along with a bipartisan message helped Republicans gain two new Senate seats and add seven new Delegates in 2014. Currently, there are more Republicans in the House of Delegates (50) than ever before.
The mission of Change Annapolis is to help create a true two party system in Maryland and allow Republicans to pick-up at least seven more House seats and five more Senate seats in 2018, raising the number of Delegates to an unprecedented and all-important 57 members and the number of Republican Senators to 19.
With 57 members in the House of Delegates and 19 Senators, the business community will be able to:
Without gaining these seats, Republicans will remain a silent minority, and the Democrat’s political and legislative monopolies will be preserved for decades to come.
The 2018 election cycle presents a once-in-a-generation opportunity for pro-business, conservative Marylanders to shape the state’s political landscape and ensure a seat at the table for those who, until now, have been ignored.
The mission of Change Annapolis is to: