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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

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

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

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

Convoluted CA Presidential Primary Rules Add to Vote Count Nightmare | Independent Voter NewsConvoluted CA Presidential Primary Rules Add to Vote Count Nightmare | Independent Voter News

the final vote tally and results. However, California will still be counting votes when Idaho, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, North Dakota, and Washington report the winner of their primaries Tuesday night -- leaving California in the rearview mirror