Before Annual ALEC Conference, New Report Exposes Secretive Group’s Political Influence in Colorado
July 12, 2017
Just days before the American Legislative Exchange Council’s (ALEC) annual meeting in Denver, Colorado Common Cause and the Common Cause Education Fund released a new report uncovering the recent influence of the secretive special interest lobbying group in the Colorado legislature.
New Study Documents Success of Automatic Voter Registration
June 7, 2017
A report released today by our friends at the Center for American Progress (CAP) documents the success of automatic voter registration programs championed by Common Cause and other voting rights advocates across the country.
2017 Champions for Democracy Award Winners
June 5, 2017
We are excited to honor Pike's Peak Equality Coalition, Colorado Ethics Watch and the Colorado Independent at our 2017 Champions for Democracy Awards Luncheon, taking place on June 13th at the Denver Consistory.
That's a Wrap! 2017 Legislative Session
May 18, 2017
After four long months, it’s over--the 2017 Colorado legislative session officially came to an end on Wednesday, May 11. Colorado Common Cause staff played a significant role in advancing or defeating several important bills related to voting rights, open records, and
Approval Voting Could Give Coloradans More Options at the Polls
April 26, 2017
Approval voting is an electoral method that allows a voter to cast a vote for as many of the candidates for each office as the voter chooses--as opposed to just one. A new bill would allow cities, towns, counties, school districts, and special districts in Colorado to conduct nonpartisan elections using the approval voting model.