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Common Cause Delaware Urges Georgetown Town Council to Reject Public Funding Request from Private Organization Hosting Confederate Monument and Flag

Monday night, Georgetown Town Councilors will choose whether or not to use almost $25,000 of taxpayer money to subsidize a private organization that hosts a Confederate monument and proudly flies the Confederate flag.

Voting & Elections 07.22.2022

Going Against National Trends, Delaware Governor signs into law Two Voting Bills that Expand Access

All Delawareans will be able to vote by mail in upcoming elections. First Staters will also now be able to register to vote, or update their name or address, when they go to vote.

Voting & Elections 07.13.2022

Delaware Launches First-Ever Nonpartisan “Election Protection” Field Program, for 2022 Primary and General

Common Cause Delaware is announcing the launch of an independent, nonpartisan effort to ensure that every eligible voter can vote safely and smoothly in the First State. 

BREAKING – Delaware Auditor Convicted of Conflict of Interest and Misconduct

Violations of the public trust are very serious offenses in a democracy. We trust the court will impose the sentence that is deserved in this case. And we know that Common Cause Delaware will continue working to strengthen ethics laws, until they are as clear and tough as they need to be.

Voting & Elections 06.29.2022

Delaware Legislature Sends Vote by Mail Bill to Governor’s Desk

The bill will allow all Delaware voters to request a mail-in ballot, so they can vote safely from the comfort of their own homes, if they so choose. This adds another option for voters, who can also vote at their polling place on election day or cast their ballots early at one of the early voting locations.

Voting & Elections 06.22.2022

Delaware Legislature Sends Same-Day Voter Registration Bill to Governor’s Desk

"This is a huge step forward for voters. In a state where 12% of the population moves every year, voter registration will no longer be a barrier to casting our ballots."

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