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Bob Perls | Independent Voter NewsBob Perls | Independent Voter News

Bob Perls. Bob is a former New Mexico State Representative and former U.S. Diplomat with the Department of State. Bob founded both a c3 and a c4 focused on election reform in New Mexico and currently volunteers extensively for both.

State Court, Politicians Deny Voters the Open Primaries Reform They Demand | Independent Voter NewsState Court, Politicians Deny Voters the Open Primaries Reform They Demand | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Open Primaries. State Court, Politicians Deny Voters the Open Primaries Reform They Demand. March 19, 2019. By all accounts New Mexico would seem to be a strong candidate for reform of their primary elections. At least that’s what we thought when

Will the N.M. Supreme Court Block All Paths to End Taxpayer-Funded Closed Primaries? | Independent Voter NewsWill the N.M. Supreme Court Block All Paths to End Taxpayer-Funded Closed Primaries? | Independent Voter News

is blocked. You may have the best arguments in the world, your client’s cause may be just, but you aren’t going to get there. This is what happened recently in New Mexico where I was part of a team of lawyers put together by the Open Primary Education Fund

Ranked Choice Voting in Presidential Primaries: Higher Turnout, More Choice, Greater Confidence | Independent Voter NewsRanked Choice Voting in Presidential Primaries: Higher Turnout, More Choice, Greater Confidence | Independent Voter News

Consultant Maria Perez, Ranked Choice Voting Research Center Education Director Rosemary Blizzard, and New Mexico Secretary of State Maggie Toulouse Oliver. Check out the video above. What is this story missing? Let us know. >>. Stay Informed. Get our exclusive. Nonpartisan Reform Report. delivered to your inbox twice a month. Comments. Auto Pager Link

These 24 States Have Already Made Voting Easier in 2020 | Independent Voter NewsThese 24 States Have Already Made Voting Easier in 2020 | Independent Voter News

possible to vote-by-mail in November. Three on this roster —. Michigan, Wisconsin. and. Iowa. — look to be hotly contested in the presidential race. The others are reliably blue. Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Maryland. and. New Mexico. Five states have

National Reformers Spotlight 9 Efforts to Give All Voters an Equal Vote in Elections | Independent Voter NewsNational Reformers Spotlight 9 Efforts to Give All Voters an Equal Vote in Elections | Independent Voter News

ranked choice voting; and. In New Mexico, New Mexico Open Elections continues its efforts to bring open primaries to the state through the legislature. Opdycke closed the conversation with a call to action to attendees to think about all the ways they can

Where In the West Are the Presidential Candidates? | Independent Voter NewsWhere In the West Are the Presidential Candidates? | Independent Voter News

population of 76 million, nearly 25 percent of the nation. Except for the Libertarian Gary Johnson from New Mexico and Democrat Roque De La Fuente from California, there are no candidates from the western half of the country. Both De La Fuente and Johnson are

June's 'Super Tuesday' Proves Vote-at-Home Works, Advocates Say | Independent Voter NewsJune's 'Super Tuesday' Proves Vote-at-Home Works, Advocates Say | Independent Voter News

absentee ballots, while DC, Iowa, Montana, New Mexico, and South Dakota largely increased their use of absentee ballots as well. The result? Rapid City Journal (South Dakota). KRQE (New Mexico). The Courier (Iowa). “In states across the country, Americans

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

state and national groups advancing RCV. The organization led the effort in Santa Fe, New Mexico, to use ranked choice voting in municipal elections a decade after city voters approved its use -- with its success leading to other New Mexico cities acting to

Sanders Criticizes California for Denying Independent Voters the Right to Vote | Independent Voter NewsSanders Criticizes California for Denying Independent Voters the Right to Vote | Independent Voter News

office. Similar bills have been proposed in Mississippi (. two. bills. for the Election Commissioner), and. New Mexico. A bill died in. Maine. that would prohibit the secretary of state from overseeing an election in which he or she is a candidate. Legislation