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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.


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.


Democracy Spotlight: Representative Theresa Mah

With the event just six weeks away, we are proud to introduce you to one of our 2017 Champion of Democracy awardees, Representative Theresa Mah.


This work is more important than ever

In a moment when democracy is being threatened more than at any time in modern political history, Common Cause’s role is more important than ever.

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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