Advisors

Vote Smart cultivates a network of advisors who inform and substantiate the organization's work. Our advisors are leading experts in political research and journalism, and are from all across the political spectrum. Together, they review every key vote selection, every bill summary, and every question presented to candidates through the Political Courage Test to ensure absolute nonpartisanship, relevance, clarity, and accuracy.

Maryland

Mr Jan Alderton
Managing Editor - Cumberland Times News

Dr. Harry Basehart
Professor and Co-Director, PACE - Salisbury University

Dr. Cynthia Cooper
Chair and Associate Professor - Towson University

Dr. Todd Eberly
Assistant Professor - St. Mary's College of Maryland

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