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Voter Empowerment Pledge

April 1, 2015

Recently passed reforms such as Election Day Registration encourage participation in our democracy. But Illinoisans still need policies that lower voting barriers. The following bills, currently under consideration in Springfield, will further expand the vote. By signing the Voter Empowerment Pledge, you can join Common Cause Illinois in supporting these important reforms and tell lawmakers to pass them.

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

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