Under Maryland law, state employees may:
· Freely participate in any political activity and express any political opinion; and
· Not be required to provide any political service.
It is unlawful for state employees to (MD Code State Pers. and Pen. Sec. 2-304):
· Engage in political activity while on the job during working hours
· Advocate the overthrow of the government by violent means
· Require another employee to make a political contribution