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08.31.2017

Introducing Aldridge Chibomba

Please join us in welcoming our 2017 Community Solutions Program Fellow, Aldridge Chibomba! Aldridge hails from Mongu, Zambia, where he works with the public to identify and report government corruption.

Media & Democracy 08.29.2017

New Media Hub Forms in Colorado

The Colorado Media Alliance is the newest in a series of small, independent media “hubs” that are forming around the country. These coalitions of media outlets, nonprofit organizations, and other groups are collaborating in new ways to shed light on underrepresented issues within their communities.

Resisting ALEC in Colorado

We've been busy preparing for the American Legislative Exchange Council's meeting in Denver this July. Join us as we resist ALEC in Colorado.

06.5.2017

2017 Champions for Democracy Award Winners

We are excited to honor Pike's Peak Equality Coalition, Colorado Ethics Watch and the Colorado Independent at our 2017 Champions for Democracy Awards Luncheon, taking place on June 13th at the Denver Consistory.

05.18.2017

That's a Wrap! 2017 Legislative Session

After four long months, it’s over--the 2017 Colorado legislative session officially came to an end on Wednesday, May 11. Colorado Common Cause staff played a significant role in advancing or defeating several important bills related to voting rights, open records, and campaign finance.

Voting & Elections 04.28.2017

Approval Voting Could Give Coloradans More Options at the Polls

Approval voting is an electoral method that allows a voter to cast a vote for as many of the candidates for each office as the voter chooses--as opposed to just one. A new bill would allow cities, towns, counties, school districts, and special districts in Colorado to conduct nonpartisan elections using the approval voting model.

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