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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

Straight-Ticket Voting Won't Return to Texas in 2020 | Independent Voter NewsStraight-Ticket Voting Won't Return to Texas in 2020 | Independent Voter News

of eight states that have ended the practice in the past decade, most recently. Utah in March. That leaves Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Oklahoma and South Carolina as the only places that will permit one-and-done balloting this fall. The argument

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

Want to Vote By Mail? Anti-Corruption Group Launches Resource to Counter Disinformation and Confusion | Independent Voter NewsWant to Vote By Mail? Anti-Corruption Group Launches Resource to Counter Disinformation and Confusion | Independent Voter News

elections in November, and every state has its own rules for voting absentee. Here are some important things to keep in mind: Eight states still require an excuse to vote-by-mail. : Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee

Number of States that Require Non-COVID Reasons to Vote by Mail Drops to 5 | Independent Voter NewsNumber of States that Require Non-COVID Reasons to Vote by Mail Drops to 5 | Independent Voter News

place this fall: Texas, which has developed into the biggest presidential battleground, along with reliably Republican Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. South Carolina is joining 10 other states in going to a no-excuse system this year only

In San Diego Blue Wave, GOP and Independents May Not Ride | Independent Voter NewsIn San Diego Blue Wave, GOP and Independents May Not Ride | Independent Voter News

an example, Goggin cited a 2019 study conducted by Indiana University instructor Colin Fisk and published in the quarterly journal of the. American Political Science Association. that examined the 2016 U.S. Senate race between Democrats Kamala Harris and

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

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

June's 'Super Tuesday' Proves Vote-at-Home Works, Advocates Say | Independent Voter NewsJune's 'Super Tuesday' Proves Vote-at-Home Works, Advocates Say | Independent Voter News

Tuesday -- primaries that, according to vote at home advocates, prove absentee ballots work. Four states -- Indiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island -- postponed their primary elections to June 2 to allow voters an extended opportunity to request

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