Common Cause Pennsylvania

Americans deserve open, honest, accountable government.

We’re working to deliver it.

Common Cause Pennsylvania is the defender of citizens’ rights in the halls of power and in our communities.   Standing as an independent voice for positive change, watchdog against corruption, and protector against abuse of power, we work to hold public officials accountable and responsive to citizens.  Common Cause Pennsylvania is both non-profit and trans-partisan.   

Our record of success is a product of its forward looking vision, and a powerful combination of grassroots organizing, coalition building, policy development, research, public education, lobbying and when necessary, litigation.  By throwing a spotlight on the power game issues that underlie all the substantive issues that affect the everyday lives of all Pennsylvanians, we provide a powerful vehicle around which citizens can rally to build a better democracy in Pennsylvania.

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Election Protection

Over the past several presidential election cycles Common Cause Pennsylvania has been increasing its election protection programs throughout Pennsylvania to ensure that voting systems are function properly, that no eligible voters are turned away, to prevent voter intimidation and suppression, and record incidents of voting irregularities. With over 9,000 polling places throughout the state, Common Cause Pennsylvania and its allies can serve only a small segment of these polling places and, therefore, based on voter data and historical experience focus on at-risks precincts. Learn More ›

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Candidate Questionnaire

Common Cause Pennsylvania Candidate Questionnaire - COMING SOON Learn More ›

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Voter ID

Voter ID laws make it harder for older citizens, students, people with disabilities, racial minorities, and lower-income people to vote. Learn More ›

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