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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.

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Rhode Island Takes Important Step to Secure Elections with Post-Election Audits

September 20, 2017; Press Release, Status Update

Last night, the General Assembly passed important legislation to increase security of Rhode Island elections with post-election audits to ensure the accuracy of vote counts. The bills, once they are signed by Governor Gina Raimondo who has publicly supported them, will phase in the use of an innovative procedure called risk-limiting post-election audits. These audits serve as a check on the initial machine counts reported on election night, and confirm that our election results are correct.

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Rhode Island Takes Important Step to Secure Elections with Post-Election Audits

September 20, 2017

Last night, the General Assembly passed important legislation to increase security of Rhode Island elections with post-election audits to ensure the accuracy of vote counts. The bills, once they are signed by Governor Gina Raimondo who has publicly supported them, will phase in the use of an innovative procedure called risk-limiting post-election audits. These audits serve as a check on the initial machine counts reported on election night, and confirm that our election results are correct.

Rhode Island Becomes 9th State to Enact Automatic Voter Registration Since 2015

June 30, 2017

Today, Rhode Island became the ninth state, along with the District of Columbia, to successfully pass legislation to enable automatic voter registration (AVR). The bill passed by the General Assembly, and headed to Governor Gina Raimondo for signing, could allow eligible voters to automatically register to vote when they interact with state agencies. Since 2015, states have passed or adopted measures that could add millions of eligible voters to the rolls in Alaska, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Oregon, Vermont, West Virginia and the District of Columbia.

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About Us

All about Common Cause Rhode Island - history, mission, organization, board, fellows and staff.

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Staff

Christina Morra

Associate Director for Organization and Development, Common Cause Rhode Island, State Staff

Christina Morra is the Associate Director for Organization and Development, Common Cause Rhode Island

John Marion

Executive Director, Common Cause Rhode Island, Common Cause, State Staff

John Marion is executive director of Common Cause Rhode Island.

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