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GOP Fails Again to Stop Independent Redistricting in Michigan | Independent Voter NewsGOP Fails Again to Stop Independent Redistricting in Michigan | Independent Voter News

GOP Fails Again to Stop Independent Redistricting in Michigan. July 8, 2020. Editor's Note: This article. originally appeared. in The Fulcrum and has been republished on IVN with permission from the publisher.

Michigan Voted to End Partisan Gerrymandering; Are Partisan Primaries Next? | Independent Voter NewsMichigan Voted to End Partisan Gerrymandering; Are Partisan Primaries Next? | Independent Voter News

Michigan Voted to End Partisan Gerrymandering; Are Partisan Primaries Next? February 12, 2019.

Michigan's Capital May Be Denied Right to Decide Its Own Elections | Independent Voter NewsMichigan's Capital May Be Denied Right to Decide Its Own Elections | Independent Voter News

Michigan's Capital May Be Denied Right to Decide Its Own Elections. July 29, 2021. The Lansing City Council agreed in July to put a question on the November ballot that would make the switch to ranked choice voting.

UPDATE: Republican Insiders Sue to Take Redistricting Back from Michigan Voters | Independent Voter NewsUPDATE: Republican Insiders Sue to Take Redistricting Back from Michigan Voters | Independent Voter News

UPDATE: Republican Insiders Sue to Take Redistricting Back from Michigan Voters. August 5, 2019.

Would Term Limits for the House and Senate Encourage Bipartisanship? | Independent Voter NewsWould Term Limits for the House and Senate Encourage Bipartisanship? | Independent Voter News

Smith”, scholars at Wayne State University launched a 12-year research project comparing the operation of Michigan’s state legislature before and after term limits were enacted. I was the principal investigator on that project.

Supreme Court: Federal Court Will NOT Stop Partisan Gerrymandering | Independent Voter NewsSupreme Court: Federal Court Will NOT Stop Partisan Gerrymandering | Independent Voter News

This time. the case is out of Michigan. , where a lower court ordered 34 legislative and congressional districts to be redrawn because the court found that the districts were drawn explicitly for the purpose of giving Republicans an advantage.

Postal Service Warns Tossup States of Delivery Challenges under Voting Deadlines | Independent Voter NewsPostal Service Warns Tossup States of Delivery Challenges under Voting Deadlines | Independent Voter News

The Postal Service is warning the two biggest Midwest presidential battlegrounds, Pennsylvania and Michigan, that much of their election mail won't get delivered on time because the states' absentee ballot deadlines are too tight.

How to Slay a Dragon | Independent Voter NewsHow to Slay a Dragon | Independent Voter News

Slay the Dragon. , Barak Goodman and Chris Durrance’s stunning documentary on the fight against partisan gerrymandering in Michigan and Wisconsin. It played before a full house at Betaworks Studios in lower Manhattan.

2020 and Beyond: The View from County Road T | Independent Voter News2020 and Beyond: The View from County Road T | Independent Voter News

Wisconsin is one of three states — with neighboring Michigan across Lake Michigan to the east, and Pennsylvania, further east touching the shores of Lake Erie — that defied predictions, polls and past patterns and delivered a combined 46 electoral votes to