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Common Cause Leading the Charge to End Local and County Gerrymandering

AB 849, called the Fair Maps Act, requires city councils and other local governments to use standardized, fair redistricting criteria that prioritize communities when drawing district lines. SB 139, the People’s Maps Act, goes one step further and requires counties with 250,000 or more residents to establish independent redistricting commissions to draw district lines using the fair criteria. 

Money & Influence 04.16.2019

Los Angeles Should Adopt People-Funded Election Rules

California Common Cause urges Los Angeles City Council to make it easier to qualify for matching funds and to adopt people-only campaign contribution rule

12.13.2018

California Common Cause Welcomes Rey López-Calderón as New Executive Director, Kathay Feng to Lead National Redistricting Program 

California Common Cause is pleased to announce that Rey López-Calderón will become the organization’s new executive director as of January 1, 2019. López-Calderón has worked for more than 20 years in faith, labor, education, and political organizing. He takes the helm of our nonpartisan, grassroots state organization from Kathay Feng, who has led the state organization since 2005 and the national redistricting work since 2013. She will now focus solely on redistricting reform.

Voting & Elections 11.20.2018

Public Input Sought for 2020 Vote Centers

California Common Cause will co-host community meetings in Inglewood, North Hollywood, Pasadena, Redondo Beach, Sherman Oaks and West Los Angeles to give residents the opportunity to decide where they want to vote in 2020 when community-oriented vote centers replace neighborhood polling places. The meetings are part of a series of 33 community meetings across the county sponsored by Los Angeles County Registrar-Recorder/County Clerk Dean Logan's office.

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