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John A. Smith



jsmith AT commoncause DOT org


John A. Smith is an organizer in southern California for Common Cause. 

John has worked with Common Cause as a volunteer, as a consultant, and is now a full-time representative for southern California from Los Angeles County to the Mexican border. He has campaigned extensively for the passage of ballot initiatives that created the California Citizens Redistricting Commission. He has worked on public financing of elections, both federal and state, as well as changing the filibuster rules in the US Senate.

John has been active in numerous campaigns and held many positions within the state Democratic Party. 

John is a graduate of the University of Redlands.