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California Common Cause Welcomes Jonathan Mehta Stein as New Executive Director

Nationwide Organization Adds Voting Rights Expertise and Extends Legacy of Innovation at California Common Cause


Recommendations for the November 2020 Elections in California

We propose a set of recommendations to California's Governor and Secretary of State for how to conduct the November 2020 elections in response to the coronavirus pandemic.

Media & Democracy 01.17.2019

Proposed T-Mobile/Sprint Merger Harms Our Democracy

We joined with the Communications Workers of America and allied groups to testify against the T-Mobile/Sprint merger during a public hearing at the California Public Utilities Commission on January 16 in Los Angeles.


How to Ensure LA Matching Funds Candidates Appear in Town Halls and Debates

A third-party organization should be charged with hosting the town hall meetings or debates for candidates who use the public matching funds system.

Redistricting Wins and Gerrymandering Losses Determine Who Controls the Country for the Next Decade 

Voters were forthright on one democracy issue this election season. Ordinary people, not politicians, should draw the voting boundaries that determine the fate of elections. Here's our analysis on what went right and what went wrong with gerrymandering in the 2018 midterms and what's in store for the next redistricting cycle.

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