Fair Maps Maryland is an independent, non-profit organization dedicated to the abolition of politically motivated gerrymandering and the full implementation of non-partisan redistricting. Specifically, Fair Maps Maryland is working to ensure that the electoral maps created by the Maryland Citizens Redistricting Commission are accepted by the Maryland General Assembly and enacted into law.
A lifelong Marylander, James Brochin attended Pikesville High School in Baltimore County before graduating from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a degree in Political Science. Brochin also earned a Master’s Degree in Government and Politics from the University of Maryland. Brochin has long been involved in Maryland state politics, having worked as a legislative analyst, lobbyist, and campaign manager before his successful run for State Senator Maryland’s 42nd Legislative District in 2002. Brochin served in the Senate for 16 years, where he was known as a champion for weapon safety, education, wildlife, and rights of sexual assault victims. Today, Senator Brochin continues to work as an Insurance Broker at USI, a career he has held for nearly 20 years. Senator Brochin’s dedication to serving others continues today as board member at Fair Maps Maryland to ensure fair elections and results for all Marylanders.
Allan Kittleman is a native of Howard County and previously served as Howard County Executive from 2014 to 2018. He also served in the Maryland State Senate representing District 9 from 2004 to 2014; and on the Howard County Council from 1998 to 2004. While in the State Senate, Kittleman was the Minority Leader from 2008 to 2011 and the Minority Whip from 2007 to 2008. During his time in public office, Kittleman developed a reputation for working across the aisle on a wide range of issues including efforts to make government more transparent, accountable, and efficient.