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Voting & Elections 05.26.2021

NEW REPORT: How California Expanded Voter Access in 2020 During a Global Pandemic 

After record voter turnout for the November 2020 elections, more than 360 voter suppression laws to limit access to the ballot box have been introduced by legislators in 47 states. Against this backdrop of voter suppression, a new report from California Common Cause shares another story: how California moved swiftly to strengthen access to the ballot in the 2020 general election during the pandemic.    

Voting & Elections 12.1.2020

How California moved to the future of voting during a pandemic

Yet Asemanfar said her group’s Election Protection Program has observed perks with the early voting period, including the ability to fine-tune technology and fix errors without the crush of voters around. It’s also a chance for local groups to turn out the vote by holding community events around vote centers, she said. “We just need to acknowledge that it’s a new model, and a lot of voters are learning about it for the first time,” Asemanfar said. “There are a lot of conversations taking place for what the next steps might be for California.”

Voting & Elections 10.30.2020

CNN talked to poll monitors in CA, FL and GA and our policy manager Kiyana Asemanfar was featured observing a vote center at LA Harbor College

CNN talked to poll monitors in CA, FL and GA and our policy manager Kiyana Asemanfar was featured observing a vote center at LA Harbor College.

Voting & Elections 10.30.2020

California Common Cause Executive Director Jonathan Mehta Stein on their election protection program

This segment aired on the KTLA 5 Morning News on October 30, 2020.

Voting & Elections 10.29.2020

Tips to Make Last-Minute Voting a Breeze

"In California, a ballot can get to an elections office up to 17 days after Election Day and still be counted," Stein explained. "So just because you're close to Election Day, doesn't mean you have to abandon USPS as an option. You just have to make sure that your ballot is postmarked by Election Day."

Voting & Elections 10.23.2020

California Common Cause Launches Massive Election Protection Program to Help Voters During General Election

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