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Voters Lift Democracy Reform Ballot Measures

November 10, 2016

In addition to populist movements that challenged both major party establishments, and was ultimately part of the winning formula for President-elect Donald Trump, voters at the local and state level worked together to win democracy reforms across the country. A total of 20 pro-democracy reform initiatives were on ballots and almost all of them won with comfortable margins.

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Remembering Dwight Cramer

September 16, 2016

Dwight Cramer has been a member of our volunteer corps, the Washington Connection, since the early 1980s. Dwight joined Common Cause in 1974 while in Taiwan in the foreign service and starting coming in as a volunteer several years later after retiring.

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