Roger Manno

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Roger Manno (born 1960 is a State Delegate from Maryland. He stood for Congress in 2018, in the 6th District.


Hunter College, B.A. (political science), magna cum laude (member, college senate).

Congressional internships

Legislative Director to U.S. Representative Sanford Bishop, of Georgia, 2002-07. Senior Counsel to U.S. Representative Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas, 2001-02. Staff, U.S. House of Representatives Homeland Security Task Force, 2001-06. Staff/Organizer, Congressional Black Caucus Annual Legislative Conference, 2001-06. Legal extern, U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler of New York, 2001. Intern, The White House, Clinton Administration.[1]

Progressive awards

Champion of Working Families, Progressive Maryland Education Fund, 2008. Consumer Rights Hall of Fame, Maryland Consumer Rights Coalition, 2010. Certificate of Appreciation, Maryland United for Peace and Justice.[2]

Supported Progressive Health Care Reform

In late 2009, Roger Manno was one of more than 1,000 state legislators to sign a letter entitled "State Legislators for Progressive Health Care Reform". The letter was a project of the Progressive States Network and was developed in consultation with national health care reform advocates, including the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, Community Catalyst, Families USA, Herndon Alliance, National Women's Law Center, Northeast Action, SEIU, and Universal Health Care Action Network. The letter reads in part,[3]

"Failure to pass national comprehensive health reform now will further jeopardize state and local budgets, undermining public services like education, public safety, and transportation infrastructure... We, the undersigned, call on President Obama and the Congress to enact bold and comprehensive health care reform this year – based on these principles and a strong federal-state collaboration – and pledge our support as state legislators and allies in pursuit of guaranteed, high quality, affordable health care for all."

"Progressive Maryland" event, Silver Spring


Tues. Sept 20, 2011, Progressive Maryland, convened a "Take Back the Budget Debate", Silver Spring Civic Center, Ellsworth and Veterans Place, Silver Spring

Turn Your Anger to Action on the Economy and Federal Budget - Come, spread the word, and bring everyone you can!

Panel speakers included : US Rep. Donna Edwards, MD State Senators Roger Manno and Jamie Raskin, Center for American Progress Senior Economist Heather Boushey, and Institute for Policy Studies Fellow Karen Dolan. Moderated by Progressive Maryland Board President and NAACP’s Elbridge James.[4]

Progressive Maryland support


Socialist staffer

In 2018 Luke Borwegen, was Field Director at Roger Manno for Congress.

Justice Democrats

Roger Manno MD 06 was endorsed by Justice Democrats for 2018.