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June 13, 2013
To provide employees with 2 hours of paid leave in order to vote in Federal elections.
January 23, 2013
To modernize voter registration, promote access to voting for individuals with disabilities, protect the ability of individuals to exercise the right to vote in elections for Federal office, and for other purposes.
Letters & Testimony
June 23, 2017
Today, Common Cause praised the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence for its investigation into the Russian government’s cyber attacks on the U.S. election infrastructure and urged the Committee to make recommendations which would safeguard the United States from future attacks.
February 6, 2017
Letter to Committee on House Administration in opposition to HR 133. Our group of 43 organizations and individuals write in strong opposition to HR 133, a bill to terminate the Presidential Election Campaign Fund and HR 634, a bill to terminate the Election Assistance Commission.
March 29, 2012
September 19, 2008
Kitty Pilgrim reports on a study from Common Cause that says 10 swing states have voting problems. The Common Cause report is available at http://www.commoncause.org/Votingin20... This video is from Reuters, broadcast September 18, 2008.
April 11, 2018; Today In Democracy, Blog Post
A bipartisan group of senators is introducing new legislation to protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
April 11, 2018; Press Release, Status Update
No American is above the law, not even the President. But President Trump is making no bones about the fact that he believes he is above the law and members of his administration continue to float disturbing trial balloons to gauge what the public reaction would be if Trump fired Special Counsel Robert Mueller. In light of these deeply troubling actions, the Senate must move quickly to pass its bipartisan legislation to protect the investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election by the Special Counsel.
March 26, 2018
Americans deserve a fair and accurate census where everyone within the borders of our country are counted, regardless of their citizenship status. The inclusion of the citizenship question threatens that constitutional requirement and politicizes this process.
March 22, 2018
Research & Reports
September 22, 2016
Millennials are active but not voting; what's stopping them and how can they make their voices count? Read the full report at youthvoting.net
August 18, 2016
Casting a secret ballot in the upcoming election might not be so secret or secure depending on where - and how - you vote, according to a new report.
Use our free tool to request an absentee ballot in most states
In a case with nationwide implications for the right to vote, Common Cause today filed a brief in support of a case asking a New Jersey appeals court to order the state to begin allowing citizens to register to vote or update their registration on the same day they cast their ballots.