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Voting & Elections 12.16.2019

Nobody Is Above the Law Rallies in California Will Demand Trump’s Impeachment

San Francisco, Sacramento, Los Angeles and San Diego are among hundreds of rallies taking place in all 50 states and Washington, D.C.

Voting & Elections 10.9.2019

CA Governor Gavin Newsom Signs Three Key Bills to Prohibit Local Gerrymandering, Expand Election Day Registration and Set Campaign Contributions

Victory! Governor Gavin Newsom signed three key bills banning local gerrymandering, expanding state voting access and setting campaign contributions in city and county elections yesterday.

09.30.2019

California Common Cause Urges Governor to End Local Gerrymandering

SB 139 and AB 849 would set fair redistricting criteria, increase public engagement and require large counties to appoint people – not politicians – to draw maps

Money & Influence 07.2.2019

Common Cause Lauds Reform to LA Matching Funds: Super Match will be More Accessible to Grassroots Candidates 

Today the Los Angeles City Council approved a major reform that will make matching funds more accessible to all candidates running for city office. The amendment, introduced by Councilmember Mike Bonin and seconded by Councilmembers Paul Koretz and David Ryu, lowers the amount that City Council and Citywide candidates need to raise to qualify for the $6 to $1 public matching funds. 

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