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Voting & Elections 12.13.2020

New Common Cause Report: Democracy Wins on the Ballot

Common Cause today released Democracy on the Ballot 2020. The report examines the results of 18 initiatives on the November 2020 ballot that aimed to change state laws regarding money in politics, voting rights, redistricting and direct democracy. The grassroots, citizen-led measures that protect the people’s voice in government won by a 2 to 1 margin.

Voting & Elections 10.22.2020

New Results: Common Cause Releases “Our Democracy 2020” Candidate Surveys

Common Cause today released the results of its Our Democracy 2020 candidate surveys. More than 200 candidates for Congress, including in certain swing House and Senate races, responded on how they promise to defend and strengthen our democracy.

Voting & Elections 09.16.2020

New Report: Republican-Controlled Senate Renders 116th Congress as Least Productive in History

The 2020 Democracy Scorecard charts the position of every Member of Congress on issues vital to the health of our democracy and shows the Senate is a "legislative graveyard" for democracy reform

Voting & Elections 09.10.2020

New Report: Amplifying Small-Dollar Donors in the Citizens United Era

Analysis shows how Connecticut’s Citizens’ Election Program shifted the balance of power to the people, diversified the legislature and led to better policies for everyday Americans in its first decade

Common Cause Lauds Virginia Redistricting Reform

We commend the Virginia Senate for passing SJ18 and strong enabling legislation to establish a redistricting commission that will end gerrymandering of congressional and state legislative districts.


Files could expose gerrymandering schemes in several states

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