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Common Cause led the fight to allow voters to register online and on the same day as elections.  This legislation was signed into law in 2015 by then-Governor Pat Quinn, allowing thousands more Illinoisans to cast their ballots.

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On the heels of an election with abysmally low turnout – the worst since World War II – comes some excellent news from the Midwest: Illinois passed legislation late Wednesday allowing eligible voters to both register and cast a ballot...

A Big Win In the Midwest
December 5, 2014

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