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Redistricting Data Release

On August 12, 2021, the U.S. Census Bureau released redistricting "legacy" data to the states. Although these data will require some time to process, this is the information states and localities need to draw new voting districts that are designed to last for the entire decade. The updated schedule for releasing these data has impacted state redistricting and election timelines. Learn more here.

Money & Influence 09.10.2020

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

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.

Intentional Disregard: Trump’s Authoritarianism During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic did not have to be so catastrophic in the United States. The effects of the pandemic did not need to fall disproportionately on communities of color. These outcomes are the largely predictable consequences of political decisions and actions. Preventing such consequences in future national disasters requires us to act now.

Patterns of Deception: Obstruction, Corruption & Abuse of Power

Impeachment is an extraordinary measure that We the People put in place to remove a president for his dangerous actions. But we’re in an unprecedented and sobering moment — one that goes much further than a single Trump scandal.

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