Take Action

Get Common Cause Updates

Get breaking news and updates from Common Cause.

Our Campaigns

Get involved in pro-democracy campaigns in Connecticut.

Volunteer

Learn how you can do more to strengthen democracy.

State Donate

Make a contribution to support Common Cause today.

Find Your State

Reflective Democracy

  • Filter by Issue

  • Filter by Campaign

Voting & Elections 04.1.2022

Forum for Secretary of the State Candidates Hosted by Common Cause in Connecticut

Issues covered during the forum included: a Ban on Foreign Spending on State Ballot Referendums; a Connecticut Voting Rights Act; legislation to create a task force to study the implementation of Ranked Choice Voting in Connecticut; implementation of Early voting if approved by voters on November 8, 2022; Risk-Limiting Audits; and Restoration of Voting Rights to Incarcerated Voters.

Voting & Elections 03.16.2022

75 Grassroots Leaders, Groups Urge Legislative Leaders to Pass ‘Freedom to Vote’ Agenda

“Connecticut voters deserve the absolute best version of democracy; that’s why we – a coalition of good government groups and other organizations who share this vision – are writing today to strongly urge our legislative leaders to prioritize these three ‘freedom to vote’ reforms from day one of the 2022 regular legislative session.”

Media & Democracy 06.11.2021

Common Cause in Connecticut Urges Governor Lamont to Sign Bill Easing the Burden of Costly Phone Calls on Families of People in Prison

Connecticut made history as the first state in the country whose legislature voted to make prison phone calls free, with the passage of SB 972. Common Cause in Connecticut urges Governor Lamont to sign the legislation without delay.

Voting & Elections 05.27.2021

Early Voting Constitutional Amendment Heads to Voters

The Connecticut Senate has approved HJ 59, a constitutional amendment to allow early in-person voting. It will now be placed on the 2022 General Election ballot. If a majority of voters approve the amendment, Connecticut will allow early voting.

Voting & Elections 05.25.2021

Senate Approves Pro-Voter Bill

While some state legislatures are trying to limit voter participation, our General Assembly is working to reduce barriers and improve voting access. The bill passed today is an important part of that effort, and we urge the House to approve it quickly.

Legislature Votes to End ‘Prison Gerrymandering’

The shameful 230-year-old practice called “prison gerrymandering” has meant that power has been redistributed unfairly. Communities where prisons are built have gotten an outsize say in Connecticut elections at the expense of other areas.

Join the movement over 1 million strong for democracy

Join us: Americans deserve open, honest, accountable government.