Common Cause


"Common Cause is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to upholding the core values of American democracy. We work to create open, honest, and accountable government that serves the public interest; promote equal rights, opportunity, and representation for all; and empower all people to make their voices heard in the political process." Common Cause seeks by sustained and focused lobbying campaigns, grassroots activities, and other efforts: To strengthen public participation and public faith in our institutions of self-government: To ensure that government and the political process serve the general interest, rather than special interest: To curb the excessive influence of money on government decisions and elections: To promote fair and honest elections and high ethical standards for government officials: and to protect the civil rights and civil liberties of all Americans."