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Money & Influence 09.10.2019

Common Cause/NY Testimony on Public Financing for New York State

Common Cause/NY testified in support of a public financing system for NYS elections.

Voting & Elections 03.8.2019

How Do We Turn 1.1 Million New Yorkers into 1.1 Million New Voters? It starts with Automatic Voter Registration (AVR).

Ban & Cap: The Future of Outside Income in the New York State Legislature


Common Cause/NY has long supported a ban or severely curtailing outside income for the New York State Legislature.


Common Cause/NY’s Position on 2018 New York City Ballot Measures

CCNY supports Proposal 1 (Campaign Fiance) and Proposal 3 (Term Limits for Community Board Members). CCNY is neutral on Proposal 2 (Civic Engagement Commission).

City Council Charter Revision Commission Should Focus on Land Use

Common Cause/NY strongly urges the commission to devote most, if not all, of its focus on an essential issue that cannot effectively be addressed piecemeal and which is too detailed and politically fraught to be taken up in the normal course by the City Council: the reworking of the city’s land use procedures.

Voting & Elections 08.10.2018

The Case for Ranked Choice Voting in New York City


Common Cause NY strongly urges the commission to recommend ranked choice voting for all New York City elections.

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