Search results for ‘common cause’


  • Non-profit

    James Madison Institute

    The James Madison Institute (JMI) is a right-of-center think tank headquartered in Florida. JMI advocates for free markets, limited government intervention, and economic freedom. JMI publishes reports and articles that have garnered national media attention on topics including elections, labor union activity, school choice programs, and healthcare.
  • Government Agency

    United States Election Assistance Commission

    The United States Election Assistance Commission (EAC) is an independent federal agency created to report on election administration procedures and provide resources to election officials. 1 The Commission was established under the Help America Vote
  • Non-profit

    Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans (PANA)

    The Partnership for the Advancement of New Americans (PANA) is a San Diego-based organization that advocates for left-of-center policies that expand immigration and make it easier for refugees to come to the United States. The organization was founded and is staffed by refugees. PANA took part in lawsuits against the
  • Person

    Amber McReynolds

    Amber McReynolds is a left-of-center vote-by-mail advocate and member of the United States Postal Service board of governors, appointed in 2021 by President Joe Biden as an “independent,” a legal designation that observers dispute.
  • Person

    Stewart Bainum, Jr.

    Stewart W. Bainum, Jr. is an American businessman and former Democratic state legislator from Maryland who is the Chairman of Choice Hotels and a former Chairman and CEO of Manor Care, both companies that he inherited from his father, Stewart Bainum, Sr. Bainum is a longtime donor to Democratic candidates
  • For-profit

    Twitter

    Twitter (known officially since a 2023 rebranding as “X”1) is a social networking website founded in 2006 by Jack Dorsey, Noah Glass, Biz Stone, and Evan Williams.
  • Person

    Jack Dorsey

    Jack Dorsey is the co-founder and CEO of Twitter and the founder and CEO of Square. Dorsey has said little publicly about his political beliefs, aside from supporting calls for a “universal basic income” welfare program. Dorsey has previously donated to Democratic candidates, particularly in the 2020 election cycle
  • Non-profit

    ProGeorgia

    ProGeorgia is a left-of-center nonprofit group that drives civic participation and voter engagement among traditionally left-of-center constituencies. The organization coordinates multiple local groups’ efforts and messaging in favor of left-of-center causes. 1  Director Tamieka Atkins was one
  • Other Group

    People Not Politicians Oregon

    People Not Politicians Oregon (PNP Oregon) is the Oregon affiliate of People Not Politicians (PNP), a national redistricting project organized by Let’s Fix This and the League of Women Voters of Oklahoma, two left-of-center advocacy organizations.
  • Other Group

    Nebraskans for Independent Redistricting

    Nebraskans for Independent Redistricting is a coalition sponsored by several left-of-center organizations in support of a ballot initiative to create an independent redistricting commission in Nebraska. 1 The group,
  • Non-profit

    California Clean Money Action Fund

    California Clean Money Action Fund is a left-of-center lobbying organization that opposes private campaign contributions. Contending that deep-pocketed donors unfairly influence the democratic process, it believes election campaigns must instead be funded by the government.
  • Person

    Noah Praetz

    Noah Praetz is an election security consultant who currently advises the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Election Security Initiative. 1 Prior to his work with CISA, Praetz ran elections in Illinois’s Cook County, where
  • Non-profit

    Declaration for American Democracy

    Declaration for American Democracy is a coalition of left-leaning activist groups that advocates for a series of governmental and electoral administration policy changes. The main priorities of the coalition are to criticize the 2020 election process and support Congressional legislation that would enact several left-leaning policy priorities surrounding elections including
  • Other Group

    Democracy Funders Collaborative

    Democracy Funders Collaborative Census Subgroup, sometimes abbreviated to Democracy Funders Collaborative, is an unofficial group of left-of-center grantmakers that assembled in 2015 to strategize activism surrounding the 2020 Census count. Democracy Funders Collaborative is currently chaired by Adam Ambrogi of the Democracy Fund and Ilona Prucha of the
  • Person

    Chris Melody Fields Figueredo

    Chris Melody Fields Figueredo is the executive director of The Ballot Initiative Strategy Center. Prior to this, she served as the associate director for media nonprofit ReThink Media and was the outreach director for the advocacy group Common Cause.
  • Non-profit

    Campaign for America’s Future

    Campaign for America’s Future (CAF) is an American nonprofit progressive political advocacy organization. Founded in 1996, the organization bills itself as “the strategy center for the progressive movement.” 1 The organization signed a petition
  • Non-profit

    Election Protection Coalition

    The Election Protection Coalition was founded in 2004 by a coalition of major left-leaning advocacy organizations led by the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under the Law. Other partners include large labor unions with a strong history of supporting Democrats (National Education Association, SEIU and American
  • Non-profit

    RepresentWomen

    RepresentWomen is a left-leaning organization that advocates for increased female representation in elected office. 1 RepresentWomen works towards implementing structural changes they believe would help
  • Non-profit

    VoteRiders

    Established in 2012, VoteRiders is a left-of-center nonprofit organization based in Southern California that supports voters, especially voters from left-leaning demographic groups, in obtaining valid voter identification. Framed as a charitable organization, VoteRiders provides free voting resources and services, including guides to state voter identification laws and one-on-one voter registration
  • Person

    Jennifer Flanagan

    Jennifer “Jenny” Flanagan is a left-of-center activist who previously served as Deputy Secretary of State for Colorado, a position she held from January 2019 until approximately early March 2020. Flanagan specializes in election policy and is the former vice president of state operations in Colorado for Common Cause, a