Major campaign giving varies widely by race and geography in Maryland

Montgomery County residents donated $23 million, around half of the state’s total contributions to federal races. Anne Arundel, Baltimore City, Baltimore, and Prince George’s Counties were the next top contributing counties.

Among expectations of record voter turnout, many people still cannot or will not vote

There are various reasons that nonvoters– who tend to be younger, less educated, less wealthy and less likely to be white than voters– choose to not, or cannot, cast a ballot.

Congressman, actress, and federal economist among Maryland’s top donors

Six prominent Marylanders, including Rep. David Trone of Maryland’s Sixth District, gave more money to federal elections this cycle than all contributions under $15 combined.