California Common Cause
|California Common Cause|
|Nonprofit political organization|
|Chair Todd Dipaola|
|Website||California Common Cause|
California Common Cause is a political advocacy organization based in California. According to their website, California Common Cause is "a non-profit, nonpartisan citizens' lobby organization." This organizations purpose is to "make public officials and public institutions accountable and responsive to citizens." California Common Cause claims to attempt to "strengthen public participation and to ensure that the political process serve the public interest, rather than the special interests."
- California Common Cause championed the Political Reform Act in 1974, statewide ethics, campaign and disclosure laws that are a model for the nation.
- After the election debacle of 2000, CCC successfully sued to require California to eliminate punch-card voting.
- In 2008, California Common Cause led the effort to pass Proposition 11, the California Voters First Initiative, to reform California's redistricting process and ensure accountable representation for all Californians.
Ballot measure advocacy
- Supported Proposition 15, Public Funding of Some Elections
- Supported Proposition 20, Congressional Redistricting
- Opposed Proposition 26, Supermajority Vote to Pass New Taxes and Fees
- Supported Proposition 11
Instant runoff voting
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