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In Maine: Partisan Hypocrisy Protects Minority Rule in Governor's Race | Independent Voter NewsIn Maine: Partisan Hypocrisy Protects Minority Rule in Governor's Race | Independent Voter News

Up Next. New Voting Methods. In Maine: Partisan Hypocrisy Protects Minority Rule in Governor's Race. August 21, 2018. In November, Mainers will vote for governor. Recent poll results show four candidates splitting the vote. Talk of “spoilers” is rearing

So Goes Maine? National Reform Coalition Supports Open Primaries, Ranked Choice Voting Initiatives | Independent Voter NewsSo Goes Maine? National Reform Coalition Supports Open Primaries, Ranked Choice Voting Initiatives | Independent Voter News

leading this fight in Maine, and hopes to pass this bill in time to encourage other legislatures to follow its lead. Maine lawmakers are also considering LD 211, a bill that would open Maine’s primaries to unenrolled voters and give all voters equal voice

It's Official: Maine Makes History Again with Ranked Choice Voting | Independent Voter NewsIt's Official: Maine Makes History Again with Ranked Choice Voting | Independent Voter News

Up Next. New Voting Methods. It's Official: Maine Makes History Again with Ranked Choice Voting. September 6, 2019. Maine is now officially the first state to adopt ranked choice voting (RCV) for presidential elections. LD 1083, Maine Senate President

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

parties to recruit," she added. Maine. “The word ’independent’ is part of Maine’s heritage of self-reliance,” says Maine state representative. Owen Casás. “And Maine has a history of electing a sprinkling of independent lawmakers and governors over time

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

Up Next. New Voting Methods. Ranked Choice Voting for Presidential Elections Headed to Maine Governor's Desk. August 26, 2019. AUGUSTA, MAINE - Ranked choice voting for the 2020 presidential primary and to determine Electoral College votes is on its way

6 Legislative Efforts to Protect YOUR Right to Vote | Independent Voter News6 Legislative Efforts to Protect YOUR Right to Vote | Independent Voter News

Unenrolled voters simply want their voices heard in taxpayer-funded elections, and most Mainers agree this just makes sense. Given that 80% of Maine voters support opening Maine's primaries, we are optimistic that unenrolled voters will soon be able to

ME Legislature Passes Ranked Choice Voting for President... Then Takes It Back? | Independent Voter NewsME Legislature Passes Ranked Choice Voting for President... Then Takes It Back? | Independent Voter News

choice voting bill in Maine did not make its way to the governor’s desk. Due to an 11th hour procedural movement, the bill was sent back to the Senate. According to the Committee for Ranked Choice Voting, the bill is not dead. There is still an opportunity to

EGGstravagent: The White House Gears Up For 141st Easter Egg Roll | Independent Voter NewsEGGstravagent: The White House Gears Up For 141st Easter Egg Roll | Independent Voter News

journey from Maine to the White House for this year’s annual White House Easter Egg Roll. For the second year in a row, Maine Wood Concepts, a wood turning factory located in New Vineyard, Maine, will turn out about 100,000 birch Easter eggs to meet the

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

measures surge on the ballot in the 2018 midterms, it’s no surprise that efforts to address our broken elections continue to dominate discussion among the public and in the halls of power. Coming off of its historic first statewide implementation in Maine

Mass. Voters May Get Ranked Choice Voting on the 2020 Ballot | Independent Voter NewsMass. Voters May Get Ranked Choice Voting on the 2020 Ballot | Independent Voter News

attorney general ahead of Wednesday's deadline. Independent Voter News was at the forefront of the historic passage of ranked choice voting in Maine in 2016 and then again in 2018 when it was used for the first time in statewide and non-presidential