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Louisiana Statewide Race Decided by 17% of Voters, But There Is an “Instant” Solution | Independent Voter NewsLouisiana Statewide Race Decided by 17% of Voters, But There Is an “Instant” Solution | Independent Voter News

Up Next. New Voting Methods. Louisiana Statewide Race Decided by 17% of Voters, But There Is an “Instant” Solution. January 15, 2019. Louisiana held a special election for secretary of state in December, since no candidate got over 50% of the vote on

Stop Confusing California’s Top-Two with Louisiana’s Jungle Primary | Independent Voter NewsStop Confusing California’s Top-Two with Louisiana’s Jungle Primary | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Open Primaries. Stop Confusing California’s Top-Two with Louisiana’s Jungle Primary. October 14, 2019. Many eyes are on Louisiana right now where the “jungle” primary over the weekend. resulted in a “runoff” election in the gubernatorial race

Lawsuit Aims to Halt any More Online Voting in New Jersey | Independent Voter NewsLawsuit Aims to Halt any More Online Voting in New Jersey | Independent Voter News

to trace their ballot into the cloud and watch it get captured accurately by vote counters. New Jersey is also the state that, after Louisiana. , still relies the most on computerized voting machines that do not create any paper trail. Stay Informed. Get our exclusive. Nonpartisan Reform Report. delivered to your inbox twice a month. Comments. Auto Pager Link

Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Blocks Voting-By-Mail Expansion in Texas | Independent Voter NewsFederal Appeals Court Temporarily Blocks Voting-By-Mail Expansion in Texas | Independent Voter News

Appeals would overturn the ruling because its legal rationale was shaky. Louisiana. The Southern Poverty Law Center and the Fair Elections Center, suing the state on behalf of the League of Women Voters, asked a federal judge to declare unconstitutional the

Closed Primaries: The Parties' Most Effective Tool to Control (And Suppress) The Vote | Independent Voter NewsClosed Primaries: The Parties' Most Effective Tool to Control (And Suppress) The Vote | Independent Voter News

the “Top-Two” nonpartisan primary. That system was adopted in California, Washington and a variant in Louisiana. Under “Top-Two,” all voters vote in a nonpartisan first round with candidates permitted to list their party preference. The top two go on to

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

Women’s March: What’s That Word? Intersectionalism? | Independent Voter NewsWomen’s March: What’s That Word? Intersectionalism? | Independent Voter News

and New Orleans, Louisiana were cancelled and the Washington State Chapter disbanded. (Let us know if you've heard of any other cancelled marches). A couple groups also planned protests to compete with the Women’s March in DC. From my perspective, this

INCREDIBLE: Third Party, Independent Representation Up 40% Since 2014 | Independent Voter NewsINCREDIBLE: Third Party, Independent Representation Up 40% Since 2014 | Independent Voter News

spent another $5,000 against me if they had known I would win,” said Casás. Louisiana and Alaska. Another state with three elected independent lawmakers is Louisiana. They have used a nonpartisan blanket primary since 1977. It’s often called a “jungle

Basketball Battles and Political Scores (Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Game) | Independent Voter NewsBasketball Battles and Political Scores (Or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Game) | Independent Voter News

distinctive Louisiana twang, “I could cry but I’ve got work to do.”. Forgive me if I’m being sappy, but I think a lot of Americans feel that way about our country. Another point about the game. And this extends to the men’s NCAA tournament as well. On the court

US's Broad Ideological Spectrum Confined to Two Major Parties | Independent Voter NewsUS's Broad Ideological Spectrum Confined to Two Major Parties | Independent Voter News

implementing ranked choice voting (instant runoffs) statewide. State “Top Two” initiatives—already in place in California, Washington, and Louisiana--seem to be gaining some traction as options for other states. Iterating further, some reform advocates in