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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

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

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

50 Ways the Democratic and Republican Parties Are The Same | Independent Voter News50 Ways the Democratic and Republican Parties Are The Same | Independent Voter News

congressionally mandated single-member districts (SMDs). Last passed in 1967, this mandate requires that only one House member can represent a congressional district (except in Hawaii and New Mexico). According to Duverger's law, SMDs tend to produce a two

Memoir Gives First-Hand Account of the Real Crises on the Southern Border | Independent Voter NewsMemoir Gives First-Hand Account of the Real Crises on the Southern Border | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Opinion. Memoir Gives First-Hand Account of the Real Crises on the Southern Border. March 11, 2019. Since the New Year, I have been reading a steady diet of memoirs. The genre has captivated me since working with my 93-year-old father to finish

Carl Nettleton | Independent Voter NewsCarl Nettleton | Independent Voter News

Carl Nettleton. Carl Nettleton is an acclaimed writer, speaker, facilitator, and analyst. He heads Nettleton Strategies, an environmental policy firm specializing in oceans, all things water, energy, climate, and U.S. Mexico border issues.

New Voting Methods | Independent Voter NewsNew Voting Methods | Independent Voter News

New Voting Methods. Independent news, information, and analysis on emerging alternative voting methods to replace the choose-one voting method used in most US jurisdictions and give voters more choice at the ballot box, including ranked choice voting, approval voting, STAR voting, and more. More Topics. Explore. New Voting Methods

NEW POLL: New Hampshire Voters Broadly Support Bipartisan “Unity Ticket” for President | Independent Voter NewsNEW POLL: New Hampshire Voters Broadly Support Bipartisan “Unity Ticket” for President | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Public Opinion. NEW POLL: New Hampshire Voters Broadly Support Bipartisan “Unity Ticket” for President. January 21, 2019. In just over a year, voters in New Hampshire will participate in the first in the nation presidential primary and play an

Press Club Honors IVN's Carl Nettleton with Top Award for Journalism | Independent Voter NewsPress Club Honors IVN's Carl Nettleton with Top Award for Journalism | Independent Voter News

Center (ITC), and its parallels to a new plan to link San Diego International Airport with the city's other public transportation systems. Nettleton managed a team of professionals on behalf of the Independent Voter Project in 2007 and 2008 to analyze the