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Legal Fight Heats Up over Missouri Law Requiring Notarized Mail-In Ballots | Independent Voter NewsLegal Fight Heats Up over Missouri Law Requiring Notarized Mail-In Ballots | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Legislation. Legal Fight Heats Up over Missouri Law Requiring Notarized Mail-In Ballots. June 25, 2020. Editor's Note: This article. originally appeared. on The Fulcrum, and has been republished on IVN with permission from the publisher

Kentucky latest to expand mail voting in response to pandemic | Independent Voter NewsKentucky latest to expand mail voting in response to pandemic | Independent Voter News

during the pandemic. Thirty-four states allow everyone to vote absentee without citing a reason, a number that has increased rapidly in recent years. Kentucky's move leaves just six — Connecticut, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas

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

OPINION: Corporate Citizenship Starts with not Undermining Our Democracy | Independent Voter NewsOPINION: Corporate Citizenship Starts with not Undermining Our Democracy | Independent Voter News

The same year the Missouri Chamber of Commerce funded the campaign against the Clean Missouri Act, fixing campaign finance and ethics loopholes and ending gerrymandering. And in North Dakota, the main opponents to the 2018 “voters’ right to know

Can't Argue With Science: MIT Study Supports Growing Demands to Unrig US Elections | Independent Voter NewsCan't Argue With Science: MIT Study Supports Growing Demands to Unrig US Elections | Independent Voter News

confidence in the process and thus have resulted in higher voter turnouts. (See: 2016 University of Missouri study. ). 2020: Another Big Year for Ranked Choice Voting. Ranked choice voting (RCV) entered the mainstream conversation following its historic

Giant Funding Gaps Threaten Elections in GOP States, Study Finds | Independent Voter NewsGiant Funding Gaps Threaten Elections in GOP States, Study Finds | Independent Voter News

Ohio. The fourth is Georgia, which the GOP sees as newly competitive in the presidential race. The last is Missouri, which is not a purple state but is the home of Roy Blunt, a member of the GOP Senate leadership and a central player in negotiations on

THIS WEEK: An Independent Primary, Unrigging the Presidential Debates, and Reform on the Rise | Independent Voter NewsTHIS WEEK: An Independent Primary, Unrigging the Presidential Debates, and Reform on the Rise | Independent Voter News

candidate. That is why the fight to open the presidential debates continues. And that’s why a coalition of nonpartisan reformers is working together in states like Maine, Missouri, Florida, and more to level the playing field for candidates and voters. Finally

4 Campaigns Discuss How They Terminated Gerrymandering in 2018 | Independent Voter News4 Campaigns Discuss How They Terminated Gerrymandering in 2018 | Independent Voter News

Colorado's Kent Thiry, Catherine Kanter from Better Boundaries Utah, Clean Missouri's Sean Soendker Nicholson. Photo Credit: USC Schwarzenegger Institute. Stay Informed. Get our exclusive. Nonpartisan Reform Report. delivered to your inbox twice a month. Comments. Auto Pager Link

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

forward. Unfortunately, there is less than a month in the current legislative session. 2. Missouri GOP Lawmakers Tried to End Open Primaries, But Not All Party Members Fell In Line. Reform activists are not just trying to pass legislation, they are also

10 Nonpartisan Organizations to Watch in 2020 | Independent Voter News10 Nonpartisan Organizations to Watch in 2020 | Independent Voter News

Primaries. Open Primaries is one of the leading advocates for open primary election reform in the US. The organization is supporting growing legislative and ballot initiatives to change how primaries are conducted, from Missouri to Florida, from Wyoming to Maine