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Spotlight on California Awards

December 1, 2017

This year, we are proud to shine a spotlight on California leaders, former Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, Secretary of State Alex Padilla & Senator Ben Allen, who significantly advanced ethics, transparency, campaign finance, and electoral reform in California.

Spotlight on California

November 30, 2016

Join us as we Celebrate the 2016 accomplishments, with a Post-Election Analysis to lay the foundation for 2018.

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Legislation

Consolidating Election Days - VETOED

February 9, 2015

This bill requires local governments to hold their general elections at the same time as the statewide primary or statewide general election in even-numbered years, or on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June or November of odd-numbered years. Local elections that are consolidated with state elections typically have much higher voter turnout.

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Full-Service Voting

September 29, 2016

Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed legislation authorizing counties to adopt a voter-centered approach to elections. Senate Bill 450, authored by Sen. Ben Allen and sponsored by Secretary of State Alex Padilla, provides voters with many more options for how they can vote, recognizing the changing needs of voters today. Common Cause supported the bill.

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Research & Reports

Optimizing the Voter Experience

August 2, 2016

California's declining voter turnout is cause for concern, warranting significant and immediate action. In order to reduce the more than 40% of registered voters who do not currently vote because of process, time, or scheduling constraints, state legislators should look to modernize elections and improve the voting experience for all.

Money Talks: The State of Public Financing in California

March 19, 2015

This report outlines several frameworks for public financing solutions, gives an overview of the state of public financing in California, and provides additional resources for model public financing bills.

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General Content

Arizona Scandal

An Arizona group, Americans for Responsible Leadership, recently laundered $11 million in campaign funding through the Small Business Action Committee PAC in what may be the largest secret political donation in California history.

At The National Level

Common Cause led successful efforts to eliminate gerrymandering by reforming the way California draws congressional and state legislative district lines -- now Common Cause will lead the effort to expand this reform movement nationally.

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Staff

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