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Connecticut: Only people are people!

The special interest money flowing into the 2014 Connecticut election cycle threatens to undo the enormous amount of good our campaign finance laws have done in recent years. Sign your name and join the tens of thousands of Americans who've told their congressmen, senators, and state legislators to move forward on a constitutional amendment controlling political spending!

Letters & Testimony

House Joint Resolution 3 Testimony

Testimony of Cheri Quickmire before Government Administration and Elections Committee supporting House Joint Resolution 3 calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Citizens United v. FEC.


A Candidate's Lament

January 31, 2018; Featured Item, Blog Post

The truth is too often in short supply in our politics, so when a candidate provides it – and with no punches pulled – it’s worth paying attention.

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Press Releases

Gov. Malloy Must Veto Budget Bill and Protect the Citizens' Election Program

September 16, 2017

In the strongest possible terms, Common Cause in Connecticut and the League of Women Voters of Connecticut condemns the the Connecticut legislators who voted to destroy Connecticut’s landmark Citizens’ Election Program (CEP) in last night's budget votes. Governor Malloy must protect the program and veto this harmful budget. 

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Research & Reports


Cheri Quickmire

Executive Director, Common Cause in Connecticut, Common Cause, State Staff

Cheri Quickmire is executive director of Common Cause in Connecticut.

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