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11.6.2017

Gov. Scott Should Help Ensure a Fair and Accurate Census Count

Today, 31 national and local nonprofit organizations sent Governor Rick Scott a letter urging the state of Florida participate in the Local Update Census Address program in partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau. This program aims at connecting officials in state, local and tribal council governments to the U.S. Census Bureau to ensure every person is counted in the 2020 census.

Voting & Elections 09.19.2017

Municipal Elections in Ft. Myers and Cape Coral Postponed Due to Impact of Hurricane Irma on Lee County Voters

Governor Rick Scott issued an Executive Order on September 15, 2017, postponing municipal elections in Ft. Myers and Cape Coral to October 3, 2017, following an appeal by Common Cause Florida, State Voices Florida, the League of Women Voters Florida and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law to delay these elections because of the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma on Lee County voters.

Voting & Elections 09.15.2017

Common Cause Florida, State Voices Florida, League of Women Voters Florida and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law Call on Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott, to Postpone Elections this Month Due to Devastating Impact of Hurricane Irma upon Florida Voters

Today, Common Cause Florida, State Voices Florida, the League of Women Voters Florida and the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, appeal to Florida’s Governor, Rick Scott, to postpone municipal and statehouse elections scheduled in the coming weeks due to the devastating impact of Hurricane Irma on the State of Florida and Florida voters.

Money & Influence 06.8.2016

Floridians Must Have Full Accounting of Trump-Bondi Connection

Florida's attorney general owes voters a full accounting of her handling of fraud allegations against Trump University and her acceptance of campaign contributions from a Trump-affiliated charity.

03.27.2015

Support for Memorial to Overturn Citizens United

Peter Butzin, Chair of Common Cause Florida today joined Representative Dwight Dudley (D-St. Petersburg) in a press conference to support for HM 1321, which urges Congress to propose to the states an amendment to the U.S. Constitution to authorize regulation of political contributions & expenditures by corporations be regulated by federal, state, and local governments.

Voting & Elections 10.28.2014

Florida Making Progress In Fixing Problems That Led To 2012 Voting Experience Woes

The 60 day regular session begins on March 3rd. Common Cause is already crafting key bills to provide for on line voter registration, improve campaign finance disclosure and make the Public Service Commission more accountable to ratepayers and less a tool for the regulated utilities.

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