Take Action

Get Common Cause Updates

Get breaking news and updates from Common Cause.

Our Campaigns

Get involved in pro-democracy campaigns in Georgia.

Volunteer

Learn how you can do more to strengthen democracy.

Support Our Movement

Make a contribution to support Common Cause today

Find Your State

Media Center

Media Contact: Aunna Dennis, Executive Director of Common Cause Georgia at (202) 644-6500 adennis@commoncause.org or Sarah Ovaska, South Region Communications Strategist, at sovaska@commoncause.org

  • Filter by Issue

  • Filter by Campaign

Georgia Committees Begin Redistricting Process

The 2021 redistricting process should work for all Georgians. We urge the Committees to change paths and ensure that everyone has an equal opportunity to make our voices heard during the upcoming months.

GA Legislature Quietly Schedules First Redistricting Hearing While Ignoring Calls for Transparency

Georgia voting rights and fair redistricting advocates responded to the Georgia Senate Reapportionment and Redistricting and House Legislative and Congressional Reapportionment Committees (LCRO) quietly scheduling their first joint redistricting meeting to be held next Tuesday, June 15, at 5 p.m. 

Census Bureau Releases Apportionment Data

Even though our number of congressional districts remains the same, we know that Georgia has undergone significant population shifts in the past decade. Based on voter registration and turnout data, we know that communities of color represent an increasing share of Georgia’s population. These growing communities deserve to have fair representation, in Congress and in both chambers of the Georgia General Assembly. 

Georgia Redistricting Alliance Calls for Transparency in Redistricting Process

Under a proposed amendment to Georgia's constitution, redistricting would be conducted by a nonpartisan, independent commission rather than by the state legislature.

Media & Democracy 01.18.2021

Common Cause Georgia Honors Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Dr. King would remind us that “disfranchisement is the main instrument for perpetuating racial injustice.” The lines at Georgia’s polling places, back in June, showed the entire country that racial disparities in voting access are still real. Access was improved in the November and January elections, but some voters still faced barriers.

Clarkston, GA Votes to Join Lawsuit Challenging President Trump’s Order on Census Count

“Here in Clarkston we have people who come from diverse backgrounds and we already have enough challenges in getting everyone counted including language barriers – and we don't want another unconstitutional hindrance from counting every single resident of our City,” Clarkston Councilman Awet Eyasu said.

Join the movement over 1 million strong for democracy

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