Common Cause

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Washington, DE   |  www.commoncause.org

Mission

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.

Ruling year info

1968

President

Ms. Karen Hobert Flynn

Main address

805 15th Street NW Suite 800

Washington, DE 20005 USA

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EIN

52-6078441

NTEE code info

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (W01)

Citizen Participation (W24)

IRS filing requirement

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Programs and results

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Voting & Elections

Our Constitution demands that every citizen have an equal voice and vote in determining the future for our families, communities, and country. We’re working to ensure that every eligible citizen has the freedom to vote and that their votes are accurately counted.

Population(s) Served
Adults

Where we work

Financials

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Common Cause

Board of directors
as of 09/08/2021
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Ms. Martha Tierney

Founder and Partner at Tierney Lawrence LLC

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 9/8/2021

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Leadership

The organization's leader identifies as:

Race & ethnicity
White/Caucasian/European
Gender identity
Female, Not transgender
Sexual orientation
Heterosexual or Straight
Disability status
Person without a disability

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