Another Missed Opportunity
August 21, 2017
North Carolina lawmakers had a golden opportunity this month to adopt fair, nonpartisan standards for drawing new legislative voting districts. Instead, they opted for politics as usual, keeping partisanship at the core of a deeply flawed redistricting process.
NMGPA – Grading New Mexico's Legislators
August 19, 2017
Common Cause New Mexico releases our first-ever NMGPA report card to assess state legislators' performance
Common Cause Georgia Names Sara Henderson its New Executive Director
August 10, 2017
Today, Common Cause announced that Sara Henderson has been named Executive Director of Common Cause Georgia where she has worked as Policy Director since January. Sara brings years of political and grassroots experience to the position and has lived in Georgia for more than three decades.
Ohio Partisan Fairness Standard Would Be First In U.S. for Congress
August 9, 2017
Ohio has the opportunity to lead the way again and improve democracy by mandating partisan fairness in the drawing of congressional districts.
Only 11 states explicitly prohibit partisan gerrymandering or have some protection against drawing districts for political advantage.
Maybe, some day, people will hear
August 7, 2017
Jay Heck, executive director of Common Cause, consistently pushes for reforms intended to keep government on the up-and-up and make it work better for all citizens, not just the favored few. He calls out politicians and their powerful supporters, and he does so with facts and figures that cannot be denied.