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Voting & Elections 08.1.2022

Ohio State Legislature Primary Election TOMORROW, Aug. 2

"Tomorrow, Aug. 2, marks Ohio’s second primary election. While it is hard to go to the polls knowing that the Ohio House and Senate districts have been determined to be unconstitutional, Ohioans want to have their say.  Voters will not opt out because of these rigged voting districts."

Voting & Elections 12.1.2021

Common Cause Announces 2021 “My Voice, My Art, our Cause” Artivism Contest Winner

Today, Common Cause announced Selorm Tettevi, 28, of Fairfield, Ohio as the third-place winner of the 2021 Artivism Contest. The competition was designed by the Common Cause Student Action Alliance to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Common Cause and the passage of the 26th Amendment, which lowered the voting age from 21 to 18.

Voting & Elections 11.10.2021

Grassroots Coalition Holds “Time to Act” Rally Urging Senator Portman to Support National Voting Rights Legislation

Today, a diverse grassroots coalition held a rally and delivered a letter to Sen. Rob Portman’s office, telling him that it’s “time to act” on the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act. The event was part of a national week of action happening while U.S. Senators are home on their legislative break, designed to pressure them to reform the filibuster if necessary to pass critical voting rights legislation.

Voting & Elections 06.30.2021

Voting Rights Coalition Calls on Governor to Veto Trio of Anti-Democratic Riders in Budget Bill

Today, the Ohio Voter Rights Coalition, a coalition that includes Common Cause Ohio, ACLU Ohio, All Voting Is Local, and the League of Women Voters of Ohio, sent a letter to Governor Mike DeWine urging him to veto three provisions that undermine the state’s ability to hold free and fair elections, embedded within HB 110, the state operating budget bill.

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