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08.15.2017

CCIL Fall Fellowship

Summer fellow Reeves Oyster explains why others should consider applying for a fellowship experience with Common Cause Illinois

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.

03.9.2017

CCIL Testimony Before US Commission on Civil Rights

As one of the organizations that is out on the front lines, we are sad to report that our democracy is under assault.

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