Colorado Common Cause

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That's a Wrap! 2017 Legislative Session

May 18, 2017

After four long months, it’s over--the 2017 Colorado legislative session officially came to an end on Wednesday, May 11. Colorado Common Cause staff played a significant role in advancing or defeating several important bills related to voting rights, open records, and campaign finance.

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Approval Voting Could Give Coloradans More Options at the Polls

April 26, 2017

Approval voting is an electoral method that allows a voter to cast a vote for as many of the candidates for each office as the voter chooses--as opposed to just one. A new bill would allow cities, towns, counties, school districts, and special districts in Colorado to conduct nonpartisan elections using the approval voting model.

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President Trump must release his taxes. March with us.

March 28, 2017

On Saturday, April 15th, Common Cause will join thousands of Americans across the country to demand that President Trump release his tax returns. Join Colorado Common Cause as we march in downtown Denver.

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Celebrating Sunshine Week 2017

March 20, 2017

We celebrate our history of fighting for government transparency each year during Sunshine Week. Founded in 2005, Sunshine Week is an initiative to educate the public about the importance of open and transparent government—and the dangers of unnecessary public secrecy.

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