Common Cause wants to

Pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act

Every eligible voter should be able to make their voice heard at the polls -- free from obstruction or intimidation

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"Americans want a country where everyone can participate fully – regardless of what they look like or where they live or how they may vote."

Here’s how Congress can restore the Voting Rights Act | Desmond Meade

Tampa Bay Times
I was convicted of a felony and served my time, but in 2016 when my wife was running for public office, I couldn’t vote – despite being her most ardent supporter. It was humiliating and demoralizing, but it lit a fire under me. I spent years developing and helping to lead the effort to pass Amendment 4, a grassroots citizens’ initiative to…Read More