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My CCIL Summer Fellowship

August 30, 2017; Blog Post

Summer fellow Sam Roth details his experience working for Common Cause Illinois

Illinois Becomes 10th State to Enact Automatic Voter Registration

August 29, 2017; Press Release, Status Update

Today, Illinois became the tenth state, along with the District of Columbia, to successfully enact automatic voter registration (AVR). Governor Bruce Rauner signed into a law a bill that creates more accessible and secure elections by automatically registering voters unless they opt out of the program.

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Common Cause Illinois

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Jay Young

Political Director, Common Cause Illinois, State Staff

He is responsible for tracking, analyzing, and building campaigns around legislation on issues concerning open governance and money in politics.

Trevor Tejeda-Gervais

Midwest Organizing Director, Common Cause, State Staff

Trevor is the Midwest Organizing Director with Common Cause, where he works with members and leaders in states across the region to build a powerful movement of, by, and for the people.

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