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Join The Election Protection Team!

Stop voter intimidation at the polls on election day 2014. Common Cause is training hundreds of people across the country to stop the bullies at the ballot box. We'll provide training and you'll be paired up with other volunteers on the day.
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Letters & Testimony

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Facebook DOJ Complaint

September 7, 2017

Today Common Cause filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the Federal Election Commission (FEC) alleging that one or more unknown foreign nationals made expenditures, independent expenditures or disbursements in connection with the 2016 presidential election in violation of the Federal Election Campaign Act.

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Founding Fathers Crash D.C. Corporate Fundraisers

October 13, 2010

June 30 is Dependence Day, when politicians are forced to dial for dollars and hold lobbyist fundraisers to raise cash before the end of the quarter. Our Founding Fathers - and Founding Mother Betsy Ross - visited these politicians and lobbyists to ask them to support the Fair Elections Now Act.

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Democracy Wire

Rally Tuesday to End Partisan Gerrymandering

October 2, 2017; Featured Item, Status Update

Common Cause will join in a rally outside of the Supreme Court on Tuesday as the justices hear the landmark case Gill v. Whitford.

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Press Releases

Common Cause Florida, State Voices Florida, League of Women Voters Florida and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Call on Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott, to Postpone Elections this Month Due to Devastating Impact of Hurricane Irma upon Florida Voters

September 14, 2017

Today, Common Cause Florida, State Voices Florida, the League of Women Voters Florida and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, appeal to Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott, to postpone municipal and statehouse elections scheduled in the coming weeks due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma on the State of Florida and Florida voters.

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Research & Reports

Report: Helping Americans Get Voter Identification-2

April 17, 2012

Democracy works best when all eligible persons are able to participate and make their voices heard. This ideal is under attack because of restrictive photo identification laws passed recently in many states that will prevent hundreds of thousands of eligible persons from participating in elections


September 16, 2010

In this report, we review a number of election laws and policies in 10 states chosen because they are expected to have close elections. In each state, there are problems with election laws, policies and practices which could impact enough voters to determine election outcomes.

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