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Steve Goodale | Independent Voter NewsSteve Goodale | Independent Voter News

Steve Goodale. A dual US/UK citizen since birth, Steve grew up in Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina before moving to London as an adult. He now works as a digital marketing consultant and in his spare time is the webmaster and World Editor for News Growl.

New Study Says Nonpartisan Primaries 'Most Likely' to  Disrupt Political Monopoly in Baltimore | Independent Voter NewsNew Study Says Nonpartisan Primaries 'Most Likely' to Disrupt Political Monopoly in Baltimore | Independent Voter News

Baltimore’s mayoral elections. This reform would increase turnout and electoral competition.". The. Abell Foundation. published Warshaw's study just in time for Maryland's June 2 primary. In it, Warshaw examines three problems he identified with Baltimore elections

Is SCOTUS About to Finally Give Voters a Win on Gerrymandering? | Independent Voter NewsIs SCOTUS About to Finally Give Voters a Win on Gerrymandering? | Independent Voter News

partisan district-drawing cases in both Maryland and North Carolina, the already hot topic of gerrymandering grew even more fiery, with both sides anxious to see what the nation’s highest court does - or doesn’t do - to intervene. Last year, the court

Supreme Court Reaffirms It Will Not Protect Voters from Partisan Gerrymandering | Independent Voter NewsSupreme Court Reaffirms It Will Not Protect Voters from Partisan Gerrymandering | Independent Voter News

as a three-judge panel had ordered in May. The Supreme Court had put the panel’s ruling on hold ahead of its rulings, issued the next month, in two major gerrymandering cases from Maryland and North Carolina. The justices in June dealt a major blow to

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

are advocates for open primaries: Bernie Sanders, John Delaney, and Eric Swalwell on the Democratic side, and former Massachusetts Governor Bill Weld and potentially Maryland Governor Larry Hogan on the GOP side. Add to this list Howard Schultz, who is

PODCAST: Contract to Unite America: Ten Reforms to Reclaim Our Republic | Independent Voter NewsPODCAST: Contract to Unite America: Ten Reforms to Reclaim Our Republic | Independent Voter News

challenges of our current partisan political environment and how to address them. In 2018, Mr. Simon ran as an independent candidate for the U.S. Senate for the State of Maryland. He polled well and even made it into a debate before political power and money

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

Unrig Roundtable: How Vote-At-Home Can Save Our Republic and Save Lives | Independent Voter NewsUnrig Roundtable: How Vote-At-Home Can Save Our Republic and Save Lives | Independent Voter News

Over 600 people tuned into the first Unrig Roundtable, titled “Unrig Roundtable: Why Vote at Home Matters.” The discussion was. livestreamed. on April 2, and featured former Maryland Lt. Governor and RNC Chair Michael Steele, Colorado Secretary of State Jena

OPINION: Boycott Iowa and Its Fraudulent Caucus | Independent Voter NewsOPINION: Boycott Iowa and Its Fraudulent Caucus | Independent Voter News

United, Georgetown and Maryland universities' basketball and football teams, plus high school sports, why not every candidate running for the nation’s highest office? Moreover, since the Post is owned by the world’s richest man, the newspaper can afford

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