Voter Turnout

California Common Cause is at the forefront of reducing barriers to voter participation.

Latest Status

Last March, less than ten percent of Los Angeles City voters cast ballots in municipal elections. Low voter turnout is a statewide problem; for decades state turnout has been steadily declining. The problem of low voter turnout is complex, and is...

The Hour of Local Democracy
Nicolas Heidorn, Policy and Legislation Council, and Abel Acosta, Common Cause Intern, October 13, 2015



Today Governor Brown signed into law Senate Bill 439, authored by Senator Ben Allen, which will expand the availability of same-day voter registration in the 14 days leading up to election day. Same-day registration allows an eligible...

Governor Signs Expanded Same Day Registration Law
October 10, 2015

Democracy Wire

Take Action

The Supreme Court gutted a key provision of the Voting Rights Act.

Tell Congress to fix the court’s bad decision!

Take action.

Donate

Give Today