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Voting & Elections 08.23.2017

Fixing Illinois' Broken Electoral Systems

Automatic voter registration will reduce costs, speed up the voting process, and secure voter lists.

Voting & Elections 08.8.2017

New Ruling Saves Same-Day

The Illinois Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals saved implementation of same-day voter registration in the state of Illinois.

Voting & Elections 08.3.2017

Why I Will Stay Registered to Vote in the Face of the Voter Fraud Commission

Common Cause is encouraging voters to stay registered despite the Trump/Kobach election commission's attempt to intimidate and suppress voters through their request for personal data.

Voting & Elections 07.12.2017

Why I Won't Give Up My Vote in the Face of the Voter Fraud Commission

Common Cause is encouraging voters to stay registered despite the Trump/Kobach election commission's attempt to intimidate and suppress voters through their request for personal data.

Voting & Elections 03.15.2017

Testimony in support of SB1933 Automatic Voter Registration

Every American – Republican, Democrat, or Independent – has a fundamental right to vote and have their voted counted. Our democracy works best when everybody makes his or her voice heard on Election Day.

Voting & Elections 08.15.2016

More Than 5,000 Common Cause Members Are Already Working To Override Rauner’s Veto

More Than 5,000 Common Cause Members Are Already Working To Override Rauner’s Veto

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