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Oz Griebel. Oz Griebel is Executive Director of the SAM Task Force in Connecticut and ran for Connecticut Governor in 2016 as an independent.

Independent Voter Project Files Brief Supporting Lawsuit Against Bipartisan Debate Commission | Independent Voter NewsIndependent Voter Project Files Brief Supporting Lawsuit Against Bipartisan Debate Commission | Independent Voter News

% rule. They include retired Navy Admiral James Stavridis, former Nebraska Governor and Senator Joseph Robert Kerrey, former Connecticut Senator Joseph Lieberman, No Labels co-founder and former Connecticut attorney general Clarine Nardi Riddle, No Labels

2019 Sees Tremendous Surge in Ranked Choice Legislation Nationwide | Independent Voter News2019 Sees Tremendous Surge in Ranked Choice Legislation Nationwide | Independent Voter News

ranked choice voting (RCV) has been a key part of this conversation in state legislatures from Massachusetts to Hawaii. RCV has made the agenda on 14 states and counting. The bills vary in their scope and history: those in in Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois

Disappointing, But Not Unexpected: Court Leaves Gerrymandering Reform to States; So Let’s Get to Work | Independent Voter NewsDisappointing, But Not Unexpected: Court Leaves Gerrymandering Reform to States; So Let’s Get to Work | Independent Voter News

Chairman of the SAM Party of New York and ran for New York Lieutenant Governor in 2016 as a SAM candidate. Oz Griebel is Executive Director of the SAM Task Force in Connecticut and ran for Connecticut Governor in 2016 as an independent. Learn more at JoinSAM.org. Stay Informed. Get our exclusive. Nonpartisan Reform Report. delivered to your inbox twice a month. Comments. Auto Pager Link

Will New England States Bolster Ranked Choice Voting in 2019? | Independent Voter NewsWill New England States Bolster Ranked Choice Voting in 2019? | Independent Voter News

Connecticut. Success in these states could further bolster efforts in several other states trying to get RCV on the 2020 ballot. People interested in nonpartisan reform will be watching to see if momentum slows down after a historic 2018 election year

Michigan Voted to End Partisan Gerrymandering; Are Partisan Primaries Next? | Independent Voter NewsMichigan Voted to End Partisan Gerrymandering; Are Partisan Primaries Next? | Independent Voter News

the reform on the 2020 ballot in Florida. Activists in Arkansas, Maine, and Pennsylvania are working to pass legislation and ordinary citizens from Alaska to Connecticut are organizing and speaking out. In California, under Proposition 14, a measure that

REVIEW: “An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back” | Independent Voter NewsREVIEW: “An American Sickness: How Healthcare Became Big Business and How You Can Take It Back” | Independent Voter News

in Connecticut, spoke of how many of his parishioners are suffering from high medical and drug costs. Reverend McCluster asked Dr. Rosenthal for three possible steps that advocates could take to push back against the medical industry. Dr. Rosenthal

Ranked Choice Voting Is Under Attack | Independent Voter NewsRanked Choice Voting Is Under Attack | Independent Voter News

And the press has taken notice. Ranked choice voting comes under attack in the media. as it makes its way toward becoming official election policy in Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Wyoming. One analyst

50 Ways the Democratic and Republican Parties Are The Same | Independent Voter News50 Ways the Democratic and Republican Parties Are The Same | Independent Voter News

open primaries, the parties have usually only allowed non-members to participate when they are in the minority. In 1986, the Supreme Court allowed the Republican Party of Connecticut to include independents in its primaries, despite the state's closed