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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

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

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

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

Political Competition a No-Show in 2018 Elections | Independent Voter NewsPolitical Competition a No-Show in 2018 Elections | Independent Voter News

exclude anyone affiliated with another party, giving most voters no voice in who represents them. The one-party states of Hawaii (D) and Arkansas (R) were extreme examples in the midterm of statewide and legislative races decided early in primaries

4 Reasons Tulsi Gabbard Could Shock the Media, Party Establishment | Independent Voter News4 Reasons Tulsi Gabbard Could Shock the Media, Party Establishment | Independent Voter News

approved partisan talking points. There is one anti-establishment candidate, however, who might be immune to the two-party playbook of presidential politics: Tulsi Gabbard. A congresswoman from Hawaii, Gabbard has an altogether unique resume that has the

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

Tulsi Gabbard 2020 A Mirror Image of Ron Paul 2008? | Independent Voter NewsTulsi Gabbard 2020 A Mirror Image of Ron Paul 2008? | Independent Voter News

2020 will in many ways be a repeat of Ron Paul 2008 and 2012, from similarities in the the candidates themselves to the establishment's response. Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D) of Hawaii is a progressive socialist. And former Rep. Ron Paul (R) is a constitutional

Groundbreaking Poll Shows One Primary Rival Beats Biden in Head-to-Head Contest | Independent Voter NewsGroundbreaking Poll Shows One Primary Rival Beats Biden in Head-to-Head Contest | Independent Voter News

'". Ranked choice voting will be used in 4 Democratic caucuses (Iowa and Nevada) and 4 Democratic primaries (Alaska, Hawaii, Kansas, and Wyoming) in 2020. Maine recently became the first state to adopt ranked choice voting for presidential elections. Stay Informed. Get our exclusive. Nonpartisan Reform Report. delivered to your inbox twice a month. Comments. Auto Pager Link

Eyes on 2020: Independents to Call on Candidates to Demand Open Presidential Primaries | Independent Voter NewsEyes on 2020: Independents to Call on Candidates to Demand Open Presidential Primaries | Independent Voter News

Gabbard of Hawaii has also gone on record in support of opening the presidential primaries. She released a statement in 2017 calling for major reform to the DNC in response to an exposé of a rigged presidential primary written by Donna Brazile. Gabbard said