This Week on IVN: The Next Four Years


On Tuesday, more than just the presidency will be determined. From school boards to assemblymembers, we have the chance to shape the future of our representation.

There is no other office that can effect the general sentiment and political discourse than a presidential election season. Join us at IVN all week where we discuss what the 2012 presidential election means for the next four years.

2012 General Election Coverage for Independent Voters

IVN Election Center

Part of IVN’s ongoing mission is to bring you coverage of national elections and the impact that independent voters have nationwide. Continuing with that promise to bring you unfiltered news from across the political spectrum, IVN proudly provides an Election Center specifically built for independent-minded voters.

Popular Articles on IVN

100 Ways Mitt Romney Is Just Like Barack Obama

100 Ways Mitt Romney Is Just Like Barack Obama

This list of 100 ways Mitt Romney is just like Barack Obama suggests that the two-party candidates have more in common than not.

Predicting the election outcome based on presidential polls and the electoral college

Predicting Election Based on Presidential Polls, Electoral College

With the election only ten days away, many Americans are looking to presidential polls as a means for predicting the outcome of the election and possibly making the decision to vote for one candidate over the other.

Open Primary Could Unseat Five Incumbent Partisans in CA

CA Open Primary Could Unseat Five Incumbent Partisans

Less than one month away from California’s first full top two runoff election under its new open primary system, the Golden State’s new method for electing its lawmakers has created a drastically different political landscape in California as its proponents promised. For evidence, observers need to …

Arizona Revolution

Arizona Holding the Torch of the Non-Partisan Revolution

Arizona’s Proposition 121 matters to all of us because there is a silent revolution brewing out West. In a region known for its solid colors, those who see the many shades of our political spectrum are cracking the foundation of institutionalized partisanship.

From Around the Network

Find Your Candidates

Find Your Candidates

Find the candidates and issues on your ballot. If you are in California, we have an entire proposition center with a non-partisan breakdown of every issues including the money behind each measure and even the competing twitter feeds.

Facebook Application

IVN.us announces the launch of the Drop Your Party Facebook App on Facebook to show Washington, DC where partisanship is not going to work anymore.

With Congressional approval ratings hovering around 10 percent, it’s time we move past party labels and start electing those who are dedicated to developing lasting solutions, regardless of party affiliation. Republicans, Democrats, Libertarians, Greens, and everyone else is invited to ‘Drop Your Pin’ on the map of voters committed to independent-minded voting.

Profile of Bianca Ciotti

Contributor of the Week:
Bianca Ciotti

Bianca is a senior at the University of Maryland pursuing a degree in American Studies. She is writing her senior thesis on the effects of the internet on presidential campaigns.

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