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Money & Influence 09.10.2020

Connecticut’s Citizens’ Election Program Shifted the Balance of Power to the People

Research and Reports

Citizen-funded elections lead to healthier democracies and offer a guide to all citizens who believe that democracy is out of balance. Common Cause has been leading the nonpartisan charge for healthier democracy for 50 years, working at the national level and on the ground, state by state. We demand a democracy that works for all of us, but we can only do this together. Join us.

Voting & Elections 08.19.2020

National Urban League, Common Cause, and League of Women Voters of America v. DeJoy

Legal Filings

Common Cause alongside our partners -- the National Urban League and League of Women Voters filed a lawsuit on August 19, 2020 that seeks to undo the changes Postmaster General Louis DeJoy has recently implemented.

Voting & Elections 05.8.2020

Sen. Klobuchar & Sen. Wyden to Discuss COVID-19 Election Priorities at Common Cause Town Hall

Video

Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) joined Common Cause experts and members, and journalists in a town hall webinar to discuss the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on this year’s elections and the preparations that must be made, and precautions taken, to safeguard our democracy.

Voting & Elections 03.20.2020

Common Cause Urges COVID-19 Stimulus to Include 5 Key Priorities to Ensure a Healthy Democracy

Letter to Government Officials
Voting & Elections 08.30.2019

Pilot Implementation Study of Risk-Limiting Audit Methods in the State of Rhode Island

Research and Reports

This report tells that story. It details how, through a collaborative effort, Rhode Island successfully conducted three pilot RLAs. It provides a general overview of RLAs, including the advantages and disadvantages of each method. The report describes the history of election administration in Rhode Island, which has led to the environment in which elections are conducted in the state today. It also lays out the essential components of the audits – their design, software tools, and presentation – and provides the results of the audits.

Voting & Elections 07.9.2019

The Colorado Voting Experience: A Model That Encourages Full Participation

Research and Reports

Common Cause and the National Vote At Home Institute recommend that all states adopt reforms including same-day voter registration and early voting so that voters have sufficient and secure options to cast a ballot on or before Election Day.

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