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Nonpartisan Group Blasts Gov. Newsom’s Plan to Rewrite Constitution 

Today, California Common Cause, a leading democracy reform group, announced their opposition to Governor Newsom’s plan to call for an “Article V” constitutional convention. The bill, SJR 7, would add California to the list of states attempting to rewrite the U.S. Constitution without any rules or governing structure. 

Voting & Elections 02.5.2020

“Reject The Cover-Up” Protests Planned In SF, LA & SD on Wednesday Evening to Protest GOP’s Sham Impeachment Trial

Ballot Initiative Transparency Act -- to CLARIFY and SIMPLIFY California's initiative process -- Passes Senate Committee

With nearly eight in 10 California voters supporting improvements to the state's initiative process that increase clarity and provide voters more information, SB 1253 (Steinberg) was approved Tuesday by the State Senate's Elections Committee.

Confusing, secret initiative process is ripe for reform

Op-ed in the Sacramento Bee written by Kathay Feng of California Common Cause and Helen Hutchison of League of Women Voters.

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