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Voting & Elections 08.9.2023

Statement from Common Cause Rhode Island on RI Board of Elections vote to review of signatures on nomination papers

"Today’s vote starts us on a path to determine what went wrong, and also what went right."

Voting & Elections 03.15.2023

Broad Coalition Calls for Same Day Voter Registration in Rhode Island

Today 30 groups came together to announce their support for the creation of a system for same-day voter registration in Rhode Island.

Voting & Elections 11.4.2022

Common Cause Rhode Island Reminds Voters “Election Day is not Results Day”

Rhode Island voters have until 8 p.m. tonight to cast their ballot in person or by mail in the 2022 midterm election. As voters head to the polls, Common Cause Rhode Island is reminding voters that it may take longer than Election Day for officials to finalize results.

Common Cause Rhode Island Calls on Governor to Reject List of Suggested Nominees for Cannabis Control Commission

“Common Cause calls on Governor McKee to reject all the names on the list for nomination to the Cannabis Control Commission given to him by Speaker Shekarchi."

Voting & Elections 09.6.2022

Common Cause Releases 2022 “Democracy Scorecard” Showing Growing Support in Congress for Democracy Reform

“Our democracy is strongest when constituents are informed about the job our elected leaders are doing in Washington,” said John Marion, Common Cause Rhode Island executive director.

Voting & Elections 06.8.2022

Governor McKee signs Let RI Vote Act into law

Today, Rhode Island Governor Daniel McKee signed the Let RI Vote Act into law. The changes will be in effect for the 2022 election.

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