Morning Notes

Bethesda, Chevy Chase Lawyers Give More — Legal sector employees in Bethesda and Chevy Chase were No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, in campaign donations to President Barack Obama statewide. Bethesda lawyers also came in at the top of the state list in donations to challenger Mitt Romney, though the amount paled in comparison to the more than half a million dollars given to Obama. [The Daily Record]

Bethesda Resident, Election Ad Voice-Over Specialist Had Busy Stretch — Bethesda’s Jane Lueders was the voice on a multitude of Democratic election ads this campaign season and she produced the audio in a closet turned studio in her home. Lueders, who has also done voice-overs for the Department of Defense and Metro, worked so much over the last few months that she lost her voice and had to conduct interviews over email. [Wall Street Journal]

O’Malley Says Referendum System Needs Changing — Gov. Martin O’Malley saw all state ballot questions go his way Tuesday night. But he would like the State Assembly to make it more difficult for opponents of laws to get referendum on the ballot. [WAMU]

Chop’t Salad Franchise Opening Next Week — Barring construction delays, the popular fast casual salad restaurant will open in the Wildwood shopping center late next week. [Bethesda Patch]

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