California Common Cause

Americans deserve open, honest, accountable government.

We’re working to deliver it in California.

California Common Cause (CCC) is a non-profit, non-partisan, grassroots advocacy organization that works to strengthen public participation and ensure that public officials and public institutions are accountable and responsive to citizens. In the last decade, we have led efforts to successfully pass important reforms to create a more participatory and inclusive democracy, including Props. 11 and 20 (creating California’s Citizens Redistricting Commission), Online Voter Registration, Same Day Registration and strengthened municipal campaign finance and ethics rules.

Through a powerful combination of grassroots organizing, coalition building, policy development, research, public education, lobbying and litigation, we spotlight local, state and national issues that affect Californians. Let’s make sure every voter has a voice, end the stranglehold of big money interests on politics, and put democracy back into the hands of Californians.

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2016 Ballot Proposition Watch

A round up of the November 2016 ballot measures California Common Cause is supporting. Learn More ›

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Yes on X1

Measure X1: Berkeley Fair Elections

Berkeley voters will decide this November on Measure X1 - the Fair Elections Act - which would amplify local voices and empower candidates to run small donor campaigns. Learn More ›

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