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December 3, 2016
Join Common Cause New Mexico for our Annual Luncheon supporting good-government reforms!
June 13, 2015
Common Cause Massachusetts 2015 annual Building a More Perfect Democracy fundraising event
In Your Community
Middletown, OH June 10, 2014
Restoring our country to its roots, e.g. democracy - or at least a republic, not an oligarchy of the rich and connected. The masses need a voice.More
Brooklyn, NY June 10, 2014
I've been with you, I think, since your beginning. No special story. I just wanted to be engaged with an activist group supporting progressive causes, especially limiting or getting money out... More
Letters & Testimony
September 8, 2017
In a letter this morning to the State Board of Elections, Common Cause emphasized that the DRE voting machines in use in precincts across the state “have multiple security flaws that should render them obsolete.” The machines’ vulnerability “has always been unacceptable, but is even more untenable given recent national security threats to our election infrastructure,” the letter asserted.
September 6, 2017
Common Cause shows support for S.365, a bill that would require all presidential candidates to disclose their tax returns in order to appear on the Massachusetts ballot.
April 8, 2016
Opposition to State’s Motion to Dismiss in Common Cause and Georgia State Conference of the NAACP v. Kemp
September 28, 2015
Brief of City of Los Angeles and County of Los Angeles, and 17 other Cities and Urban Areas
June 16, 2008
5-minute highlight reel from a Common Cause-sponsored panel discussion on the abuse of power by the current administration and an agenda for recovery of our Constitution and our democracy
March 29, 2012
Common Cause's Doug Clopp speaks at a DC rally at headquarters of American Legislative Exchange Council
December 14, 2017; Featured Item, Blog Post
While dismissing past Russian meddling as "fake news," the Trump administration is ignoring the possibility of an electronic attack on future U.S. elections
December 13, 2017; Press Release, Status Update
This may well be the last gasp of the open internet, as big telecom’s majority as the FCC decrees instead the Gate-keeper’s Internet—a shadowy world of monopoly, commercialism, and conspiracy in restraint of democracy that totally subverts the promise of what might have been.
November 16, 2017
Election officials in Colorado are setting an example for nation today, taking a critical step to double-check the reported results of last week’s election with a statewide “risk limiting” post-election audit.
November 9, 2017
Today, Common Cause and 17,945 members and supporters filed formal comments urging the Federal Election Commission (FEC) to open a rulemaking to update its rules by requiring online political advertisements to include “paid for by” information just like TV, radio and print ads.
Research & Reports
April 30, 2014
Through the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), corporations hand Missouri legislators wish lists in the form of "model" legislation that often directly benefit their bottom line at the expense of Missouri families.
January 13, 2014
This report explains that 'Verizon Communications, one of the world's most powerful communications companies is waging a high-stakes, multi-million dollar campaign in Congress and at the Federal Communications Commission for control of the Internet's future.'