Take Action

Get Common Cause Updates

Get breaking news and updates from Common Cause.

Our Campaigns

Get involved in pro-democracy campaigns in Illinois.


Learn how you can do more to strengthen democracy.

Support Our Movement

Make a contribution to support Common Cause today.

Find Your State

Press Release

  • Filter by Issue

  • Filter by Campaign


Statement on Additional Coronavius Mitigation Measures

The primary duty of any government is to keep the people safe. Decisions like those made today to increase coronavirus mitigation measures in Illinois are tough but necessary decisions to honor that duty. We urge all Illinois residents to adhere to CDC guidelines, and we call on the Trump administration to work with Congress to immediately pass much-needed relief for Illinois families and state governments as they work through this crisis.


Common Cause Illinois joins new coalition “Open Safe Illinois”

New coalition, “Open Safe Illinois,” asks decision makers to put science, safety first when it comes to COVID-19

Voting & Elections 04.17.2020

Testimony before the Illinois State Board of Elections

"In this time of crisis, our coalition has committed itself to working to ensure that every eligible voter who wants to vote in November can vote, in as safe a manner possible. It will take a coordinated effort to achieve this goal, and we intend to work closely with our state and local election officials, decision makers, coalition partners and community members."

Join the movement over 1 million strong for democracy

Join us: We deserve open, honest, and accountable government.