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This Common Cause Massachusetts testimony reads, in part, 'S. 327 is a critical step towards making our generally well-run elections even better. It will encourage more people to register and vote (particularly young people), ensure that our voting machines are working properly and securely, help reduce long lines at the voting booth, and guarantee that election administrators are kept up-to-date as possible with mandatory training.'
Common Cause Massachusetts testimony in support of early voting which begins, 'The right to vote is the foundation of our democracy, and voting should be as easy and accessible as possible. Early voting allows citizens to cast their ballots at special designated polling before Election Day.'
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.
Late yesterday, Common Cause filed an amicus brief in the U.S. Supreme Court in Gill v. Whitford in support of plaintiffs’ challenge to Wisconsin’s partisan gerrymander which was ruled unconstitutional by a federal three-judge panel. Common Cause also played a key role in coordinating amici in the case.