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.
Democracy Reform Is On The Ballot In 2016
November 7, 2016
List of 2016 pro-democracy ballot measures Common Cause is working on and watching
Oregon Officials Probing Deceptive Robocalls to Voters
November 4, 2016
Oregon's secretary of state is looking into reports that some voters are getting robocalls that tell them they're not registered and can't vote
Common Cause Urges Census Bureau to Count Prisoners in Home Localities, Not Prisons
June 30, 2016
The Census Bureau plans to count 2 million prisoners in a way that discriminates against other Americans
2016 Legislative Session Begins –
Chance to ‘Fix Our Politics’ Here in Maryland
January 13, 2016
With the General Assembly open for action, Common Cause Maryland sees an opportunity to answer President Obama’s State of the Union call here in Maryland. Common Cause Maryland is pushing a broad set of reforms aimed at empowering citizens, protecting the constitution, and ensuring that the government is both open and fair – so that the politics of division and inflexibility can be overcome.