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Pennsylvanians Deserve State Supreme Court Justices Who Accept the Result of Our Elections

Common Cause Pennsylvania and its partners ACLU of Pennsylvania and All Voting is Local Action issued the following joint statement regarding the importance of the two Pennsylvania Supreme Court candidates upholding election security and accepting verified election results.

Voting & Elections 08.2.2022

Act 77 Upheld by PA Supreme Court

"This decision ensures that millions of Pennsylvania voters can continue to cast their ballots safely and conveniently in the manner they choose. Act 77 was passed with strong bipartisan support for good reason – making voting easier and more accessible is the right thing to do." 

Voting & Elections 07.8.2022

PA Senate Rules and Executive Nominations Committee votes in the middle of the night to change PA Constitution

Republicans plan to spend millions of taxpayer dollars to place these measures on a municipal primary election ballot – where maybe one-in-five voters will see them and be able to voice their opinion on them. Each constitutional amendment costs around $2 million in advertising costs. So far, if passed as-is, SB106 will cost taxpayers $12 million before they even have a chance to vote on them. 

Voting & Elections 06.23.2022

Today’s January 6th Committee Hearing – Statement of Common Cause Pennsylvania

Congressman Scott Perry (PA-10) pushed for Jeffrey Clark to become acting Attorney General and use the DOJ’s powers to pressure state lawmakers in Georgia to contest the state’s election outcome. The plan was dropped when several DOJ leaders threatened to resign.

Voting & Elections 06.13.2022

Today’s Testimony to the Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack: Common Cause Pennsylvania thanks former Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt

We thank former Philadelphia City Commissioner Al Schmidt for his testimony today, and for his continued willingness to speak the truth in the face of lies and harrowing threats. 

Select Committee to Investigate the January 6th Attack: US Rep. Perry Sought Presidential Pardon

In the weeks after January 6, 2021, Common Cause Pennsylvania called on Rep. Perry to resign. “Instead of upholding the Constitution, as he swore to do in his Oath of Office, he has subverted the very democracy we elected him to serve and protect.”

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