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We have less than a week to do everything we can to help Angela Alsobrooks win the Maryland primary, putting her on a path to be the state’s next US Senator. Donating to her campaign is the single best way to help now. 

If she wins next Tuesday and again in the fall, she’ll be the first Black person to represent Maryland in the US Senate, and could be the only woman representing Maryland in Congress.

Please show your support for Angela by giving your first—or an additional—donation to her ASAP and helping us reach $2,024 on our May Primaries slate.

Maryland has not sent a woman to Congress since voters re-elected Rep. Donna Edwards in 2014. She left the House to run for Senate in 2016, but lost to current Sen. Chris Van Hollen (who, to his credit, has endorsed Angela this time). 

We could be a few days away from seeing history repeat itself, but this time with much higher stakes in November. Former Republican Gov. Larry Hogan is making this race competitive. Black voters account for 32 percent of Maryland voters—more than any other Democratic state—and Angela is best positioned to mobilize them.

If Angela doesn’t win on Tuesday in her primary against self-funder Rep. David Trone, women will be shut out of this race, and Democrats could lose in the fall. You can help keep this from happening by giving just to Angela, to the four Maryland women, or to the whole slate:

  • MD-03, Safe D, Open: State Sen. Sarah Elfreth is the only woman in this crowded primary to fill the open seat of retiring Democratic Rep. John Sarbanes. She and Harry Dunn, the US Capitol Police officer known for defending the Capitol during the January 6 attack, are considered the frontrunners.
  • MD-06, Safe D, Open: Thankfully there are two female frontrunners for the seat Rep. Trone is leaving: State Delegate Lesley Lopez and former Deputy Administrator of the National Telecommunications and Information Administration April McClain-Delaney. The third is Maryland Del. Joe Vogel.
  • OR-05, Toss-Up, Challenger: Janelle Bynum is the only Black woman in the Oregon House of Representatives, and would be the only Black person representing Oregon in Congress if she makes it through the primary and the general election.

Time is running out to support Angela and the other women running in competitive May primaries. Give now to get us to our goal and give all of them a boost.

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