Todd Eberly, 2006 Public Policy Ph.D. recipient, has been quoted in the news lately about the upcoming referenda on Maryland’s ballot. Here are some recent examples:
Oct. 21, 2012 – WAMU – Maryland Gaming Expansion Ads Target Undecided Voters
Maryland voters will face a long ballot when they enter the polls next month. In addition to the federal elections, there are several statewide referenda that voters will decide. One includes the expansion of gambling in the state.
Oct, 14, 2012 – The Washington Times – Democrats reach across aisle to oppose Maryland redistricting
Maryland Republicans are driving efforts to overturn the state’s newly drawn congressional map in a referendum next month, but they are joined by a number of Democrats who say their own party has gone too far in crafting districts for political gain.
Oct. 2, 2012 – WYPR – Maryland Morning with Sheilah Kast
Governor O’Malley supports three controversial referenda on Maryland’s ballot: the DREAM Act, expanded gaming, and same-sex marriage. Good luck finding a traditional Democratic constituency that supports all three. We’ll talk to St. Mary’s College of Maryland political scientist Todd Eberly about political pressure points created by these ballot questions.
Sept. 27, 2012 – The Washington Times – Poll: Most Md. voters favor same-sex marriage
A majority of Marylanders polled this month said they want to legalize same-sex marriage, but significant numbers of people in other states also told pollsters they supported the issue, then voted against it at the ballot box.