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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

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

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

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

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

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

Disappointing, But Not Unexpected: Court Leaves Gerrymandering Reform to States; So Let’s Get to Work | Independent Voter NewsDisappointing, But Not Unexpected: Court Leaves Gerrymandering Reform to States; So Let’s Get to Work | Independent Voter News

overwhelming voter support in 2016 for initiatives and referenda for independent redistricting commissions to replace partisan-drawn legislative lines, including successful efforts in Colorado, Michigan, Ohio and Missouri. Just as every state has its unique

Ranked Choice Voting Is Under Attack | Independent Voter NewsRanked Choice Voting Is Under Attack | Independent Voter News

And the press has taken notice. Ranked choice voting comes under attack in the media. as it makes its way toward becoming official election policy in Connecticut, Hawaii, Illinois, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, and Wyoming. One analyst

American History Is Black History: Overcoming The Politics of Division | Independent Voter NewsAmerican History Is Black History: Overcoming The Politics of Division | Independent Voter News

the party structures. In the midterm elections nonpartisan reform initiatives passed by wide margins with the support of voters in states such as Michigan, Missouri, and Colorado. When elections allow voters to move outside of party control they are able

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

becoming president. Schultz replied that he thought Trump had done some good things (he did not enumerate) but thought that the president’s character was severely wanting. He then turned to the live audience in Kansas City, Missouri that had been handpicked