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Money & Influence 09.11.2016

Letter to Congress opposing Spending Bills “Policy Riders”

Legal Filings

We urge Members of Congress and Senators to oppose flawed funding proposals such as the non-exhaustive list of examples above if they come to the floor.

Democracy Scorecard

Research and Reports

In Gardner’s spirit, every citizen should work to hold power accountable by making the phones ring in Washington, their state capitols, and local government offices to ensure that government will always be of, by, and for the people.

2016 Democracy Scorecard

Research and Reports

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead

Voting & Elections 09.1.2016

Tuning In & Turning Out

Research and Reports

Millennials are active but not voting; what's stopping them and how can they make their voices count?

Voting & Elections 08.18.2016

The Secret Ballot at Risk: Recommendations for Protecting Democracy

Research and Reports

“On Election Day, we all are equal. The Secret Ballot ensures voters that employers’ political opinions stop at the ballot box,” said Susannah Goodman, director of Common Cause's national Voting Integrity Campaign. “The Secret Ballot was established for a reason. The Secret Ballot ensures that we can all vote our conscience without undue intimidation and coercion.”

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