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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

Report

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

10.30.2018

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

Report

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

Voting & Elections 05.10.2018

People Love it: Experience with Early Voting

Report

Our goal in preparing this report was to examine selected counties across the country whose experience with early voting provides what we hope will be helpful and relevant information for those considering whether to adopt early voting in New York and other Atlantic region states.

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