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August 30, 2017; Blog Post
Summer fellow Sam Roth details his experience working for Common Cause Illinois
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.
February 15, 2017
Cause urges the Governor to support the Fair Elections Act, introduced last week by Senator Daniel Biss. Creating a small donor public financing system will bring the power back to the people and not the ultra rich and large special interests.
December 15, 2016
On the day that President-elect Donald Trump promised a press conference to discuss how he will “remove” himself from his businesses, activists across the county delivered over 400,000 petition signatures to Trump’s properties protesting his conflicts of interests
Research & Reports
September 24, 2008
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.
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.