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OPINION: Join the Fight to Let All Voters Vote in Florida | Independent Voter NewsOPINION: Join the Fight to Let All Voters Vote in Florida | Independent Voter News

increasingly at odds with their own membership, though. 73% of Florida Democrats and Republicans, along with independents now support open primaries. As the All Voters Vote effort progresses, we’re working overtime to bring pressure on Florida’s political

Will This Critical Battleground State Open Its Presidential Primaries in 2020? | Independent Voter NewsWill This Critical Battleground State Open Its Presidential Primaries in 2020? | Independent Voter News

of the Florida Democratic Party has committed over two million dollars for a voter registration drive, but doesn't support opening Florida’s primaries to the 3.6 million registered independent voters who are currently locked out. Stay Informed. Get our exclusive. Nonpartisan Reform Report. delivered to your inbox twice a month. Comments. Auto Pager Link

Initiative Launched to Open Primaries to 3.5 Million Disenfranchised Floridians | Independent Voter NewsInitiative Launched to Open Primaries to 3.5 Million Disenfranchised Floridians | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Open Primaries. Initiative Launched to Open Primaries to 3.5 Million Disenfranchised Floridians. March 7, 2019. All Voters Vote (AVV) launched an initiative to allow all voters access to taxpayer-funded primary elections in Florida. State law

Nonpartisan Primaries Have Enough Signatures to Appear on 2020 Florida Ballot | Independent Voter NewsNonpartisan Primaries Have Enough Signatures to Appear on 2020 Florida Ballot | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Open Primaries. Nonpartisan Primaries Have Enough Signatures to Appear on 2020 Florida Ballot. December 3, 2019. A Florida initiative to implement a nonpartisan, top-two open primary for governor, state cabinet, and legislative elections has

In Florida: Felons Can Vote in Presidential Primaries, But Not Independents | Independent Voter NewsIn Florida: Felons Can Vote in Presidential Primaries, But Not Independents | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Open Primaries. In Florida: Felons Can Vote in Presidential Primaries, But Not Independents. October 22, 2019. A federal judge recently decided to. temporary block a state law. that would impose a financial requirement on criminals released from

Is Ranked Choice Voting Coming to Jacksonville, Fla.? | Independent Voter NewsIs Ranked Choice Voting Coming to Jacksonville, Fla.? | Independent Voter News

Up Next. New Voting Methods. Is Ranked Choice Voting Coming to Jacksonville, Fla. August 27, 2019. An exciting new grassroots effort is underway in Jacksonville Florida to bring ranked choice voting to future municipal elections. Even though Florida is a

Steve Hough | Independent Voter NewsSteve Hough | Independent Voter News

Steve Hough. Steve became politically active after retiring six years ago. As a lifelong independent he promotes open primaries. He became the director of Florida Fair and Open Primaries in March 2017.

American History Is Black History: Overcoming The Politics of Division | Independent Voter NewsAmerican History Is Black History: Overcoming The Politics of Division | Independent Voter News

to come together in new majorities. A moving example is Florida's recent passage of enfranchisement of the formerly incarcerated. Since 1868 Florida’s constitution has banned anyone convicted of a felony from voting. This law was established to punish

Organizations, Lawmakers Push for Open Primaries as Crowded 2020 Field Emerges | Independent Voter NewsOrganizations, Lawmakers Push for Open Primaries as Crowded 2020 Field Emerges | Independent Voter News

Florida to Alaska. Speaking of Florida, Open Primaries and Florida Fair and Open Primaries released the results of a statewide survey that shows overwhelming support for the implementation of a nonpartisan, top-two open primary similar to the systems in

OPINION: Lincoln Was Wrong; Government Of, By, & For The People Was Always Aspirational | Independent Voter NewsOPINION: Lincoln Was Wrong; Government Of, By, & For The People Was Always Aspirational | Independent Voter News

government of, by, and for the people in the first place. Another hundred years went by before the Constitution was amended to extend voting rights to most citizens. Fifty more years passed before the state of Florida would extend voting rights to ex