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Voting & Elections 11.7.2022

2022 Midterm Election is TOMORROW

SPRINGFIELD, IL — Illinois voters have until Tuesday, Nov. 8 to make their voices heard in the 2022 midterm election. Voters can cast a ballot in-person or by mail. 

Voting & Elections 11.1.2022

Illinoisans Can Call 866-OUR-VOTE Hotline for Any Issues Exercising the Right to Vote

CHICAGO — Common Cause Illinois reminds Illinoisans to use the nonpartisan Election Protection hotline, 866-OUR-VOTE, if they have any questions or encounter any challenges with casting a ballot on Election Day, Tuesday, Nov. 8. Voters can call or text the hotline to connect with volunteers standing by to help.

Voting & Elections 10.11.2022

Illinoisans Approach Upcoming Deadlines for Voter Registration

SPRINGFIELD — New voters have until today, Oct. 11, to postmark their mail-in application to register to vote in the Nov. 8 midterm election. Should Illinois voters submit their application online, they have until Sunday, Oct. 23 at midnight. Additionally, Illinoisans should double-check their voter registration in order to update or correct any appropriate information, said Jay Young, Common Cause Illinois’ executive director.

Common Cause Releases 2022 “Democracy Scorecard” Showing Growing Support in Congress for Democracy Reform

CHICAGO, IL — As constituents evaluate the performance of their members of Congress, Common Cause released its 2022 “Democracy Scorecard,” a tracking resource with the positions of all members of Congress on campaign finance reform, ethics and transparency, and voting rights legislation. The fourth biennial scorecard is produced to help constituents hold their leaders in the 117th Congress accountable for passing common-sense legislation that preserves and strengthens our democracy.

Voting & Elections 06.30.2022

Common Cause Illinois Issues Statement After June 28 Primaries

Common Cause Illinois is a non-partisan, pro-democracy organization. The choice that candidates such as Miller and Bailey offer is not a choice between different views on policy, but rather a choice between democracy and authoritarian rule; a choice between certifiable elections or the ability of ideologue to overturn the will of the people.

Ethics 09.10.2021

Common Cause Illinois calls for continued, urgent focus on ethics reform

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