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Independent Voter Project Conference Sparks Controversy Over IVN.us Funding | Independent Voter NewsIndependent Voter Project Conference Sparks Controversy Over IVN.us Funding | Independent Voter News

Conference in Hawaii. Also in attendance were representatives from key business sectors including energy, high tech, bio tech, and manufacturing. The stated goal of the annual conference is to create a space for open dialogue and candid policy discussion

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

Beware The Harvest: What Tops the 6 Downsides of an All-Mail Election | Independent Voter NewsBeware The Harvest: What Tops the 6 Downsides of an All-Mail Election | Independent Voter News

by mail: Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah and Washington. It took them many years to develop their systems, safeguards and capacity to make such all-mail-in elections possible. There are a few salient problems with this national push to move ballots to the

Putting Service Above Self: Tulsi Gabbard Takes Break from Campaign for Military Service | Independent Voter NewsPutting Service Above Self: Tulsi Gabbard Takes Break from Campaign for Military Service | Independent Voter News

looking forward to being able to fulfill my service and my responsibility.". Gabbard talks about the training exercise in Indonesia she and the Hawaii National Guard will be conducting. She also talks about the state of US foreign policy and what service

79% of State Legislative Incumbents Had No Primary Opposition this Year | Independent Voter News79% of State Legislative Incumbents Had No Primary Opposition this Year | Independent Voter News

states with the highest percentages of Democratic incumbents in contested primaries in 2020 were. West Virginia. , Washington. , Hawaii. , California. , and. Tennessee. In four states—. Idaho. , Nebraska. , North Dakota. , and. Utah. —there were no

Ranked Choice Voting for Presidential Elections Headed to Maine Governor's Desk | Independent Voter NewsRanked Choice Voting for Presidential Elections Headed to Maine Governor's Desk | Independent Voter News

US House and Senate general elections. Ranked choice voting is slated to be used in two Democratic caucuses (Iowa and Nevada) and 4 Democratic primaries (Alaska, Hawaii, Kansas, and Wyoming) in the 2020 presidential election. Maine, however, could be the

Fact Check: Can Mail-In Ballots Be Sent to the Wrong Address? | Independent Voter NewsFact Check: Can Mail-In Ballots Be Sent to the Wrong Address? | Independent Voter News

distinction from "everyone") a ballot without a request. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Colorado, Hawaii, Utah, Washington and Oregon were already vote-by-mail states. But now California, Nevada and Vermont will also automatically send ballots to registered voters

19 States Where It Is Never Too Late to Register to Vote | Independent Voter News19 States Where It Is Never Too Late to Register to Vote | Independent Voter News

same day-places are reliably in Biden's corner: California, Colorado, Connecticut, D.C. Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Vermont and Washington. Another regularly blue state, New Mexico, will institute same-day registration starting next year. Idaho

Opinion: Ranked Choice Voting Must Be A Part of the Coronavirus Elections Fix | Independent Voter NewsOpinion: Ranked Choice Voting Must Be A Part of the Coronavirus Elections Fix | Independent Voter News

front of us: Expand early voting by mail as well as. ranked-choice voting. Five Democratic contests this year — in Nevada last month and. Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii and Kansas later this spring. — allowed voters who cast ballots early to rank their favorite

IVN POLL: Independents Like Bernie, Tulsi, and Trump for 2020 | Independent Voter NewsIVN POLL: Independents Like Bernie, Tulsi, and Trump for 2020 | Independent Voter News

responses. The top three vote-getters were US Sen. Bernie Sanders, Hawaii US Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, and the incumbent President Donald Trump. US Sen. Elizabeth Warren, "Other," US Sen. Kamala Harris, and Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz followed the lead. See the