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Activists: We Want to Hear from You!

Do you have a story to share about your activism? Do you have ideas how Colorado Common Cause can help you achieve your goals as an activist? We want to hear from you!

Colorado Legislators Exposed as ALEC Members

A recent open records request exposed 15 Colorado state legislators as members of the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC). Contact them now and demand that they leave the organization.
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Events

People's Pledge Briefing Call

July 29, 2014

Learn how you can get politicians and candidates to agree to a "People's Pledge" that will limit campaign spending and negative ads by "independent" super PACs and other groups.

Legislation

Approval Voting

January 8, 2014

HB 1062 would have allowed nonpartisan local elections (like city council) to be conducted using approval voting. Approval voting allows voters to vote for all of the candidates they like, and the top vote getter is elected.

Campaign Finance Contribution Limits

March 21, 2014

HB 1335 allows candidates who are not affiliated with a major political party to raise the same amount in contributions as major party candidates, regardless of whether or not they have a primary election.

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Letters & Testimony

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Multimedia

Citizens United Comes to Colorado

October 17, 2014

Citizens United, yes, that Citizens United has come to Colorado. And they brought their special brand of slimy smear tactics with them. Don't be fooled Colorado!

News

Support for Initiatives 170 & 171

April 6, 2018; Blog Post

Initiatives 170 & 171 will create independent citizen redistricting commissions empowered to draw legislative and congressional district lines to achieve fair and equal representation for all citizens of Colorado. We support these measures because they are in line with our principles for redistricting reform and improve our current redistricting systems.

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Press Releases

Colorado Common Cause Names New Executive Director

January 26, 2018

Today, Common Cause announced that Amanda Gonzalez has been named Executive Director of Colorado Common Cause. She will officially join the Common Cause team on February 1, 2018.

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Research & Reports

ALEC in Denver Report

July 12, 2017

New Colorado Common Cause and Common Cause Education Fund report exposes ALEC's secret influence in the Colorado legislature.

Did We Fix That? 2014 Colorado State Summary

October 23, 2014

Summary of Common Cause's findings regarding the state of Colorado's compliance with recommendations made by the Presidential Commission on Election Administration

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General Content

About Us

All about Colorado Common Cause.

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Staff

Amanda Gonzalez

Executive Director, Colorado Common Cause, State Staff

Amanda is the Executive Director at Colorado Common Cause

Caroline Fry

Advocacy & Media Manager, Colorado Common Cause, State Staff

Caroline Fry is the Advocacy & Media Manager at Colorado Common Cause.

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