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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

Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Wyoming call for adopting ranked choice voting for all state and federal offices, as Maine did via referendum in 2016. Bills in Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, New York, and Virginia would give local governments

10 States Where Party Planners Can Host (and Avoid) Representative Primaries | Independent Voter News10 States Where Party Planners Can Host (and Avoid) Representative Primaries | Independent Voter News

Carolina (91 percent). Indiana (90 percent). Also unsurprisingly, only two of the 10 states least representative of the entire United States (New Hampshire and Maine) are at all competitive in the general election. Six of the rest can reliably be colored

Another coronavirus victim: public access to government | Independent Voter NewsAnother coronavirus victim: public access to government | Independent Voter News

nation's most populous state to meet on the telephone. (Most state public access laws require that the majority of a public body meet together at a location open to the public.). GOP Gov. Eric Holcomb of Indiana was a little more aggressive in his

Admit It, Dems: You Don't Want to Win in 2020 | Independent Voter NewsAdmit It, Dems: You Don't Want to Win in 2020 | Independent Voter News

emergencies appealed to a broad cross-section of Americans, sweeping him into office. Don’t believe me? He won Indiana in 2008. What did personal performance and optimistic vision allow both Reagan and Obama to achieve? They built coalitions of voters who

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

this writing, no fewer than 10 states with a combined 820 pledged delegates have delayed primaries, until June in all but a couple of places: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Marland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. In

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

announcements went under the radar because the lack of media coverage: Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, IndianaJulian Castro, former Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and former HUD SecretaryJohn Delaney, former Maryland congressman and businessmanTulsi