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Voters Lift Democracy Reform Ballot Measures

November 10, 2016

In addition to populist movements that challenged both major party establishments, and was ultimately part of the winning formula for President-elect Donald Trump, voters at the local and state level worked together to win democracy reforms across the country. A total of 20 pro-democracy reform initiatives were on ballots and almost all of them won with comfortable margins.

2016 Legislative Session Begins – 
Chance to ‘Fix Our Politics’ Here in Maryland

January 13, 2016

With the General Assembly open for action, Common Cause Maryland sees an opportunity to answer President Obama’s State of the Union call here in Maryland. Common Cause Maryland is pushing a broad set of reforms aimed at empowering citizens, protecting the constitution, and ensuring that the government is both open and fair – so that the politics of division and inflexibility can be overcome.

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Oregon Is Blazing A Trail Toward a Strong Democracy

March 5, 2015

Hundreds of thousands of Oregonians who’ve been left off the state’s voter rolls will be welcomed into the electorate thanks to precedent-setting legislation that received final approval today in the state legislature.

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