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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

Legislators from California, Texas, and Illinois gathered last week to participate in the Independent Voter Project Business and Leadership Conference in Hawaii.

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

Coming off of its historic first statewide implementation in Maine, 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.

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

Hawaii. , California. , and. Tennessee. In four states—. Idaho. , Nebraska. , North Dakota. , and. Utah. —there were no Democratic incumbents in contested primaries. https://datawrapper.dwcdn.net/6uxfU/4/.

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

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 to the US means to her and others who put on the uniform.

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

Only. five states. conduct all elections 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.

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

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.

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

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, while still having in-person options.

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

Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Vermont and Washington. Another regularly blue state, New Mexico, will institute same-day registration starting next year.

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

Wyoming, Alaska, Hawaii and Kansas later this spring. — allowed voters who cast ballots early to rank their favorite candidates in order of preference. These states had previously used time-consuming, in-person caucuses that short-changed turnout.

California Permanently Adopts Universal Vote-by-Mail, But Ignores Bigger Voting Rights Problem | Independent Voter NewsCalifornia Permanently Adopts Universal Vote-by-Mail, But Ignores Bigger Voting Rights Problem | Independent Voter News

Other states include Colorado, Washington, Oregon, Utah, Hawaii, Nevada, and Vermont.