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Common Cause Texas

Protecting and advancing democracy in the Lone Star State ✊🏼 #LetTexasVote

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Quoted @KylieMcNaught

The only person to blame for staffer/lege employees salaries being on the line is the person who thought our livelihoods were expendable enough to gamble. #txlege

RT @KylieMcNaught: The only person to blame for staffer/lege employees salaries being on the line is the person who thought our livelihoods…

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Quoted @houstephtx

Texans deserve to know who is trying to influence our elections and representatives! @CCauseTexas is proud to join our partners at @EXPOSEDbyCMD to fight back against ALECs continued attempts to undermine our democracy. #txdeservesbetter https://t.co/G2Cts2TogU

RT @houstephtx: Texans deserve to know who is trying to influence our elections and representatives! @CCauseTexas is proud to join our part…

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Quoted @lmcgaughy

Inbox: @CCauseTexas files ethics complaint against three GOP lawmakers for free voter management and campaign software obtained from ALEC.

Allegations lobbed against Sen. Kelly Hancock and Reps. Tan Parker and Phil King.

https://t.co/foUfg9ALuO #txlege

RT @lmcgaughy: Inbox: @CCauseTexas files ethics complaint against three GOP lawmakers for free voter management and campaign software obta…

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Quoted @EXPOSEDbyCMD

@CCauseTexas & CMD file complaint to Texas Ethics Commission alleging that ALEC illegally gave sophisticated voter management campaign software linked to the RNC worth $3,000 to Sen. Hancock, Rep. Parker, Rep. Phil King, and other ALEC members.
https://t.co/RLBcJZqBq3

RT @EXPOSEDbyCMD: @CCauseTexas & CMD file complaint to Texas Ethics Commission alleging that ALEC illegally gave sophisticated voter manage…

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Quoted @Quorumbusters

🍿👀Today's all about the #Quorumbusters! Write your own thank you note to the #TXDems in D.C. and we will share them all weekend long! @TexasHDC @MALCTx @txblackcaucus

WHO YA GONNA CALL? #Quorumbusters! 👇👇👇https://t.co/TsQyuP6mk7

RT @Quorumbusters: 🍿👀Today's all about the #Quorumbusters! Write your own thank you note to the #TXDems in D.C. and we will share them all…

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Quoted @staceyabrams

.@fairfightaction has relaunched #HotCallSummer to encourage our Senators to protect our freedom to vote, pass the #ForThePeopleAct ( #S1) and #RestoreTheVRA. 🗳✅🔥

I called my Senators. Have you? Watch below to learn more. ☎️ 888-453-3211 ☎️ https://t.co/NVOhpkV4zi

RT @staceyabrams: .@fairfightaction has relaunched #HotCallSummer to encourage our Senators to protect our freedom to vote, pass the #ForTh

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While Texas Dems continue the historic fight for our democracy in Washington, DC, join us, @ProgressTX @TXCivilRights @DeedsActionFund @MiFamiliaVota @MOVE_texas @PPTXVotes in sending support from back home.

Sign the petition: https://t.co/e5AMidtTg5 https://t.co/ouxW0KJAKP

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Quoted @SteveESpaulding

Profiles in courage for the freedom to vote.

More from Rep. Ina Minjarez (@Vote4Ina) on @CommonCause’s webinar last night.

#ForThePeopleAct #JohnLewisVotingRightsAdvancementAct https://t.co/YcmHW4f64w

RT @SteveESpaulding: Profiles in courage for the freedom to vote.

More from Rep. Ina Minjarez (@Vote4Ina) on @CommonCause’s webinar last…

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Quoted @SteveESpaulding

Profiles in courage for the freedom to vote.

More from Rep. Ina Minjarez (@Vote4Ina) on @CommonCause’s webinar last night.

#ForThePeopleAct #JohnLewisVotingRightsAdvancementAct https://t.co/YcmHW4f64w

.@vote4ina joined us for a virtual #ForThePeopleAct event last night and delivered straight 🔥🔥🔥

**THIS** is the kind of fighting spirit we need to see from members of congress in defense of our voting rights

#LetTexasVote
#txlege https://t.co/flfhu8vPjx

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Quoted @FliptheTXhouse

Our friends at @CCauseTexas has made it so easy to thank the brave #TexasDems fighting for our rights in DC! Use this form to write a brief thank you message and they'll print it onto cute postcards and send to our fierce Texas Dems. #txlege

👇👇👇👇👇
https://t.co/WZivXUI45I https://t.co/EzSLPTw4uQ

RT @FliptheTXhouse: Our friends at @CCauseTexas has made it so easy to thank the brave #TexasDems fighting for our rights in DC! Use this f…

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Quoted @houstephtx

Started my morning off with @MOVE_texas @workersdefense @OrganizeTexas TX4All + the bold Texas lawmakers who are in DC fighting for our democracy!

Discussed some fun topics: the power of Texans, the strength of intentional coalition building, inclusive democracy ⭐️🗳🌈

#txlege https://t.co/PBlhQJ0BCY

RT @houstephtx: Started my morning off with @MOVE_texas @workersdefense @OrganizeTexas TX4All + the bold Texas lawmakers who are in DC figh…

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Quoted @MALCTx

Day 4 of our Voting Rights Conference hosted by @MiFamiliaVota & @SEIUTX:

Texas Legislators had an important roundtable discussion with TX organizers who are fighting the good fight to #ProtectOurVote. TY @OrganizeTexas @MOVE_texas @WDActionFund @CCauseTexas, @poweredxpeople + https://t.co/jlW0gKWuEn

RT @MALCTx: Day 4 of our Voting Rights Conference hosted by @MiFamiliaVota & @SEIUTX:

Texas Legislators had an important roundtable discus…

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Quoted @GinaForAustin

Hearing from those on the front lines in Texas of the fight for voting rights this a.m.

@CharlieKBonner⁩ ⁦@workersdefense⁩ ⁦@TXOrgProject⁩ ⁦@CommonCause⁩#

#txlege https://t.co/El29qcx3kZ

RT @GinaForAustin: Hearing from those on the front lines in Texas of the fight for voting rights this a.m.

@CharlieKBonner⁩ ⁦@workersdefe

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Quoted @Jon_RosenthalTX

This morning we are with advocates on the front lines in the fight for voting rights in Texas!

@CharlieKBonner @MOVE_texas @workersdefense @TXOrgProject @CommonCause

#txlege #LetThePeopleVote https://t.co/hVLVZjycTB

RT @Jon_RosenthalTX: This morning we are with advocates on the front lines in the fight for voting rights in Texas!

@CharlieKBonner @MOV

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- Texas State Representative @vote4ina speaking at a @CommonCause #ForThePeopleAct virtual event with
@SenJeffMerkley and Common Cause Texas Executive Director @antgutierrez.

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We took bold action to wake up the country and make them understand that we took this bold action because they were suppressing our sacred right to vote."

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-"Despite the overwhelming majority of witnesses coming
forward and telling this committee how awful it [ #HB3 & #SB1] was and Democratic colleagues offering amendments to make the bill better and address these concerns, they were shut down by Republicans on the committee...

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Quoted @SteveESpaulding

Tune in now! Join @CommonCause President @KHobertFlynn, Senator @JeffMerkley, @Keshia_MD & TX Rep. @Vote4Ina about the #ForThePeopleAct and the path forward. #S1 #HR1

Link to livestream: https://t.co/hLbV1LGqpp https://t.co/Obrdsy5CwF

RT @SteveESpaulding: Tune in now! Join @CommonCause President @KHobertFlynn, Senator @JeffMerkley, @Keshia_MD & TX Rep. @Vote4Ina about the…

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Quoted @houstephtx

Take 2 min out of your day to send a supportive, fun little message to the bold Texas Dems who are STILL in DC protecting our democracy.

@CCauseTexas will send these cute little postcards to remind them that Texans stand behind their actions to fight for our state.

🌟🗳🌟🗳🌟 https://t.co/UkI6VD9s7n

RT @houstephtx: Take 2 min out of your day to send a supportive, fun little message to the bold Texas Dems who are STILL in DC protecting o…

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Quoted @OrganizeTexas

Loving these postcards from our friends at @CCauseTexas!

#LetTexasVote #txlege #SuppressionSession https://t.co/qVG7GqSjGt

RT @OrganizeTexas: Loving these postcards from our friends at @CCauseTexas!

#LetTexasVote #txlege #SuppressionSession

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Quoted @TXCivilRights

We have read #SB1 & #HB3, @DanPatrick. So did the 100s of Texans who testified against them for hours last week.

It sounds like you haven't read what's in the bills, though. You can see our analysis here. #txlege

🗳️HB 3: https://t.co/0qVWUcFebj

🗳️SB 1: https://t.co/XiGLlumOuj

Sneak peak of the thread https://t.co/vj752qurP6 https://t.co/ntcKKBq8rC

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Howdy 🤠🤠🤠

We're sending postcards to the brave TX Reps who are making sure that we #LetTexasVote - but they need to hear directly from y'all!

Write a brief thank you message to our bold reps, and we'll print it onto cute postcards and sent to DC!

https://t.co/Y8mzR6Qcmw https://t.co/9RvrENO99y

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Quoted @CommonCause

Please join us tonight at 8 pm ET as we continue our efforts to pass the #ForThePeopleAct and what the steps are moving forward. @SenJeffMerkley will be joining us to discuss how we're going to push it over the finish line.

https://t.co/6waTbzX4yH https://t.co/4qAcI4Hx3z

Thrilled to have State Rep @vote4ina join us for this virtual event on the #ForThePeopleAct!

Rep. Minjarez is a longtime friend of our team in Texas and someone we know we can always depend on to fight for our democracy - just as she's doing right now in DC!

#txlege https://t.co/L7NBUuPjkm

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Quoted @houstephtx

Check out this thread of young people organizing to save our democracy.

ps - i still count as young https://t.co/sTOqLfbN41

RT @houstephtx: Check out this thread of young people organizing to save our democracy.

ps - i still count as young

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Quoted @UnPAC_Texas

Associate Director of @CCauseTexas @houstephtx thanks the audience and your speakers for their time being here and showing up for such a critical bill!

In Texas we know what the issues in the #ForThePeopleAct mean for democracy. We need democracy reform NOW! https://t.co/UBYQZyvaBL

RT @UnPAC_Texas: Associate Director of @CCauseTexas @houstephtx thanks the audience and your speakers for their time being here and showing…

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Quoted @UnPAC_Texas

We're out here outside @tedcruz's office for a "Corporate Wealth and Democracy's Health" press conference!

Our corporate lobbyists are here to express out deep gratitude for him putting corporate interests over the silly people by voting against the #ForThePeopleAct. https://t.co/NOmzbW4KNV

RT @UnPAC_Texas: We're out here outside @tedcruz's office for a "Corporate Wealth and Democracy's Health" press conference!

Our corporate…

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Quoted @jcslattery

Texas Senate: why would anyone think we are trying to pass racist voter suppression

Also Texas Senate: https://t.co/4HzG6kXfFF

RT @jcslattery: Texas Senate: why would anyone think we are trying to pass racist voter suppression

Also Texas Senate: https://t.co/4HzG6k…

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Quoted @UnPAC_Texas

We need democracy reform now (but really like yesterday). Young people are gonna make it happen.

Join us for a direct action TONIGHT at 6:30pm outside @tedcruz's office. You don't want to miss it 👀🤠

RSVP: https://t.co/ZcwoGGJVk7

Fb event: https://t.co/fUGErYFXbG https://t.co/RseHmuhkCr

RT @UnPAC_Texas: We need democracy reform now (but really like yesterday). Young people are gonna make it happen.

Join us for a direct act…

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Quoted @cliff_notes

Loved sharing space with @ronereynolds and the rest of the Fighting 51+ from Texas! They’ve inspired more than they know! They need some support from @POTUS @SenSchumer!
#txlege @BlackVotersMtr https://t.co/6fljVsmmm9

RT @cliff_notes: Loved sharing space with @ronereynolds and the rest of the Fighting 51+ from Texas! They’ve inspired more than they know!…

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Quoted @jessicafortexas

“There are several provisions in the bill that are egregious, but I want to speak to the provisions that involve partisan poll watchers…Republicans are not only making the hoops smaller - they also want to pick who the referees are.” #Txlege https://t.co/wBxE2mFnCq

RT @jessicafortexas: “There are several provisions in the bill that are egregious, but I want to speak to the provisions that involve parti…

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Quoted @EhresmanKatya

I promise you WONT want to miss tomorrow's event!!!!!

What's better than an event holding Ted Cruz accountable? One run and led by young people, & championed by organizations like @LetsUnpac, @CCauseTexas & more!

Fb event: https://t.co/TB7vZ3Ts0m

RSVP: https://t.co/9jJIPLTZ9e https://t.co/nsQRsSn4dx

RT @EhresmanKatya: I promise you WONT want to miss tomorrow's event!!!!!

What's better than an event holding Ted Cruz accountable? One run…

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Powerful speech by @G_bledsoe of @TexasNAACP concludes with a call for all to applaud the legislators fighting for our voting rights in DC

“They’re the only thing standing between us and Jim Crow 2”

#LetMyPeopleVOTE https://t.co/FsOGcCjNCD

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Quoted @alexazura

“Let them come. They’re going to have to carry me in this wheelchair, and they’re going to have to carry me into the chamber and lock me in there.” #txlege https://t.co/e6sZhPOxdj

RT @alexazura: “Let them come. They’re going to have to carry me in this wheelchair, and they’re going to have to carry me into the chamber…

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Quoted @alejandrinazoom

Angry reminder that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turns 31 yrs old this month and disabled people are STILL fighting for our right to vote in Texas. #TxLege #CripTheVote

RT @alejandrinazoom: Angry reminder that the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) turns 31 yrs old this month and disabled people are STIL…

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Huge applause erupting every time speakers at #LetMyPeopleVOTE Rally mention the legislators in DC fighting for our voting rights

#txlege https://t.co/LB4uNZpFOd

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“Texas is ground zero in the battle for democracy. We will not go back to the days of Jim Crow!”

- CEO of @LWV

#LetMyPeopleVOTE https://t.co/yOzxhP6Hgv

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Let My People Vote Rally for voting rights taking place at the Capitol with @TXImpact and faith communities from across the state rallying in defense of voting rights!

#LetMyPeopleVote
#txlege https://t.co/Ra9VSrA9Bi

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Quoted @JustDemocracy

Voting rights is infrastructure.
Voting rights is climate justice.
Voting rights is healthcare.

Voting rights is the framework.

We must protect our voting rights in order to make progress on the issues impacting our lives.

RT @JustDemocracy: Voting rights is infrastructure.
Voting rights is climate justice.
Voting rights is healthcare.

Voting rights is the fr…

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Quoted @houstephtx

AUSTIN: Join me, @EhresmanKatya and a bunch of other Texans fighting for our democracy this Tuesday!

Texas needs the #ForThePeopleAct ⭐️ https://t.co/lnwFrKqvmz

RT @houstephtx: AUSTIN: Join me, @EhresmanKatya and a bunch of other Texans fighting for our democracy this Tuesday!

Texas needs the #For

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Quoted @EmgageAction

These bills would have a disastrous impact on voting access for the disabled community and communities of color.

Join us in fighting voter suppression. Take 2 minutes to send a pre-drafted email to your Senator urging them to support the #ForThePeopleAct. https://t.co/Dc1DeWIeAJ

RT @EmgageAction: These bills would have a disastrous impact on voting access for the disabled community and communities of color.

Join us…

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