Petitions Increase Pressure for Independent Commission to Join Russia Probe
June 7, 2017
Common Cause, Public Citizen, and more than a dozen other grassroots and progressive organizations delivered petitions signed by more than 4 million Americans to Republican leaders and members of Congress this morning, calling for an independent commission to investigate Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Protecting National Security or Covering for the Administration?
June 6, 2017
The Trump administration’s zeal to stop leaks of classified data may be running headlong into the public’s interest in learning the full extent of Russia’s interference in last year’s election, including possible collusion between Russian hackers and the Trump campaign or Trump associates.
Minnesota Moves to Modernize Its Electoral Machinery
June 5, 2017
In a win for electoral infrastructure, Minnesota’s latest State Government Finance Bill creates a $7 million fund to upgrade the state’s voting equipment.
A Big Week for Winning Democracy at the State and Local Levels
June 2, 2017
While the Trump administration seems to be constantly retreating from government accountability, many states are leading the way to ensure a government of, by, and for the people. Just this week, action in three states and Washington, D.C. shows that real change is possible.
Automatic Voter Registration Nears Victory in Illinois
May 30, 2017
Illinois appears set to join the list of states that are making voting easier by automatically registering eligible citizens when they do business with state agencies.