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Common Cause Delaware Raises Questions on Redistricting Bill Moving Already Approved District Lines

Today, Common Cause Delaware is calling on the Delaware General Assembly to answer questions about House Bill 335, which passed unanimously out of the House Administration Committee on Tuesday. On its face, the bill appears to make adjustments to House and Senate districts that were passed by the General Assembly in November of 2021.

Voting & Elections 12.28.2021

Delawareans to Mark January 6th Anniversary with Night Vigil

The “Remembrance and Vigil” will also call for action to strengthen and protect our country’s democracy. The event, hosted by local grassroots organizations, will be one of 200+ nationwide.

Voting & Elections 12.10.2021

Delaware Faith Leaders Urge New Federal Voting Laws

More than 40 Delaware clergy and faith leaders joined together in a letter to U.S. Senators Chris Coons and Tom Carper, thanking them for their support of federal voting legislation and asking them to “actively support filibuster reform so that the bills can get passed and onto President Biden’s desk for a signature.” 

Common Cause Delaware Calls for “Fully Independent” Redistricting Commission

Yesterday, the Delaware Senate and House of Representatives both approved their proposed district maps. State House and Senate maps will be sent to the Governor, who is expected to sign them into law for the next ten years. After advocating for a fair, transparent, and participatory process, Common Cause Delaware is now calling for the state to move to an independent redistricting commission model.

Money & Influence 10.28.2021

‘Voices for Democracy’ Car Parade Urges Senators Coons and Carper to ‘do everything in their power’ to get Pro-Voter Bills to President Biden’s Desk

Delawareans joined in a “car parade” to visit their US Senators’ offices in support of the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.

TONIGHT: Delaware House to Lead First Public Redistricting Hearing on Draft Maps

Tonight, House state legislators will provide the first opportunity for the public to weigh in on draft maps in a hybrid redistricting hearing in-person in the House Chamber and virtually on Zoom at 6:00 p.m. The public will be invited to provide testimony, during which Common Cause Delaware will advocate for a redistricting timeline extension, highlight the need for reform, and press for fair maps that prioritize the interests of the voters.

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