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Voting & Elections 03.10.2021

Voting Access Coalition Launches “Let RI Vote” Campaign

A coalition of more than two dozen grassroots organizations are kicking off the “Let RI Vote” campaign today, with voters, advocates and experts explaining the need to strengthen the Ocean State’s elections systems.

Common Cause Rhode Island Congratulates former Gov. Gina Raimondo on her Confirmation as U.S. Commerce Secretary in Time to Oversee Final Stages of the Census

Common Cause Rhode Island worked with Secretary Raimondo on Census 2020 outreach in Rhode Island. She spoke up early with concerns about then-President Trump’s effort to unconstitutionally exclude undocumented immigrants. She worked to raise awareness of the Census Bureau’s end-to-end test which was held in Providence County in 2018. She formed Rhode Island’s first-ever statewide “Complete Count Committee” to ensure that all Rhode Islanders would be included in 2020 Census data — including members of communities that are traditionally “hard to count.” And she included money in her state budget to help fund outreach efforts. 

Common Cause Rhode Island Congratulates Gov. Raimondo on Nomination as US Commerce Secretary with Oversight of Census Bureau

As Secretary of Commerce, Gov. Raimondo will be uniquely positioned to fix the well-documented problems with the 2020 Census – and to guide planning for the 2030 Census. 

Voting & Elections 12.4.2020

Blueprint for a Great Democracy – Reimagining Elections

Common Cause Rhode Island is sponsoring a free, online event to gather Rhode Islanders’ perspectives on changes to how the state holds its elections. Members of the public and the media are welcome to join on Sunday, December 13, 2020 at 7:00 pm.

Voting & Elections 11.19.2020

Blueprint for a Great Democracy

Common Cause Rhode Island is sponsoring two free, online events to gather Rhode Islanders’ perspectives on changes to: how government bodies hold public meetings; and how the state holds its elections.

Voting & Elections 11.2.2020

Election Protection Volunteers Will Be at the Polls to Help Rhode Island Voters

Voters can also call nonpartisan hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE. On Tuesday, voters who have questions or encounter problems can get help from trained volunteers who are part of the nation’s largest and longest-running nonpartisan voter assistance program.

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