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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.

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."

Voting & Elections 04.26.2017

Common Cause Illinois Strongly Opposes A Constitutional Convention And Urges The General Assembly To Reject A Dangerous Proposal That Would Put All Of Our Constitutional Rights At Risk

“Every Illinois citizen should be terribly concerned about the reckless calls in this state for a constitutional convention,” warned Brian Gladstein, Executive Director of Common Cause Illinois.

Voting & Elections 11.29.2016

Governor Rauner Forces Republican Legislators To Abandon Bipartisan Voting Reform Measure

Automatic Voter Registration could have registered up to two million eligible voters in Illinois

Voting & Elections 03.7.2016

Common Cause Directs Poll Watching To 5th District After Vote-Buying Allegations

light of the recent allegations of vote-buying in the 5th State House District, combined with reports that show this is the most expensive primary in state history, Common Cause Illinois has decided to deploy their poll watching apparatus exclusively in the 5th District.

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