Take Action

Get Common Cause Updates

Get breaking news and updates from Common Cause.

Our Campaigns

Get involved in pro-democracy campaigns in Massachusetts.


Learn how you can do more to strengthen democracy.

Support Our Movement

Make a contribution to support Common Cause today.

Find Your State

Democracy Wire

Read the latest blog posts and updates from Common Cause.

  • Filter by Issue

  • Filter by Campaign

Voting & Elections 03.30.2021

The VOTES Act Unpacked: Mail-In Voting

Over the coming weeks, we will break down the VOTES Act and do a deep dive to each reform this omnibus election bill includes. We’re kicking things off this week by taking a deeper dive into mail-in voting.

Voting & Elections 11.23.2020

Election Protection 2020: Preliminary Report

This brief details the 2020 Election Protection Program in Massachusetts, and those primary issues that arose on Election Day.

Voting & Elections 06.4.2020

Standing in Solidarity for Anti-Racism and Black Lives Matter

I ask you to support the protests and movement for Black Lives by donating to the following organizations, and to reading and sharing the resources below. If your health allows, I also encourage you to protest.

Voting & Elections 11.19.2019

Leveraging the Laboratories of Democracy

Our system of federalism has allowed states to implement policies that exacerbate inequality and hold our democracy back. But it also allows states to introduce and test innovative policies that could move us forward as a nation.

Voting & Elections 07.2.2019

Beyond the Ballot Box: How Election Day Registration Strengthens Our Democracy

Massachusetts’ 20-day registration deadline is an unnecessary barrier to political participation. It exacerbates inequality and suppresses the kind of participatory and representative democracy that we have long talked about in the Commonwealth, but that has never actualized. Now, it is time we remove this dated deadline.

Voting & Elections 08.10.2018

Why Massachusetts Has “One of the Strongest Automatic Voter Registration Bills in the Country”

With Automatic Voter Registration, states’ elections are becoming more accessible, inclusive, and secure. However, there are some differences between the specific registration procedures and policies of each state with AVR.

Join the movement over 1 million strong for democracy

Join us: Americans deserve open, honest, accountable government.