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Steve Goodale | Independent Voter NewsSteve Goodale | Independent Voter News

Steve Goodale. A dual US/UK citizen since birth, Steve grew up in Virginia, Maryland, and North Carolina before moving to London as an adult. He now works as a digital marketing consultant and in his spare time is the webmaster and World Editor for News Growl.

T. Andrew Dykers | Independent Voter NewsT. Andrew Dykers | Independent Voter News

T. Andrew Dykers. T. Andrew Dykers is an attorney in North Carolina working on the rights of unaffiliated candidates and in support of nonpartisan government.

California Republicans Mimic Democrats on Ballot Harvesting | Independent Voter NewsCalifornia Republicans Mimic Democrats on Ballot Harvesting | Independent Voter News

2016. as GOP political operatives in North Carolina's 9th Congressional District illegally collected ballots from voters, including submitting some ballots that were fraudulently filled out and signed. Ballot harvesting is illegal in North Carolina, and

Supreme Court Reaffirms It Will Not Protect Voters from Partisan Gerrymandering | Independent Voter NewsSupreme Court Reaffirms It Will Not Protect Voters from Partisan Gerrymandering | Independent Voter News

as a three-judge panel had ordered in May. The Supreme Court had put the panel’s ruling on hold ahead of its rulings, issued the next month, in two major gerrymandering cases from Maryland and North Carolina. The justices in June dealt a major blow to

Is SCOTUS About to Finally Give Voters a Win on Gerrymandering? | Independent Voter NewsIs SCOTUS About to Finally Give Voters a Win on Gerrymandering? | Independent Voter News

partisan district-drawing cases in both Maryland and North Carolina, the already hot topic of gerrymandering grew even more fiery, with both sides anxious to see what the nation’s highest court does - or doesn’t do - to intervene. Last year, the court

10 States Where Party Planners Can Host (and Avoid) Representative Primaries | Independent Voter News10 States Where Party Planners Can Host (and Avoid) Representative Primaries | Independent Voter News

a national mirror than New Hampshire, at 82 percent. Nevada and South Carolina, which will vote on Saturday, are near the middle — but South Carolina, as its leaders have advertised for decades, does have the third highest level of political engagement

Another coronavirus victim: public access to government | Independent Voter NewsAnother coronavirus victim: public access to government | Independent Voter News

requests. Carolina Beach, a town of 6,700 on the North Carolina coast just south of Wilmington, provides a good example of what happens when a public body — in an attempt to deal with an emergency — gets itself sideways with open meeting laws. The Town Council

Why local election administrators are key to ensuring all voters may participate in democracy | Independent Voter NewsWhy local election administrators are key to ensuring all voters may participate in democracy | Independent Voter News

when he was both secretary of state and the GOP candidate for governor in 2018, and by North Carolina's. recent attempt. to disenfranchise many in poor and minority communities through a restrictive voter ID law. Compared with states such as Maine and

The Second American Revolution: 5-Minute Boot Camp For Unrigging Our Government | Independent Voter NewsThe Second American Revolution: 5-Minute Boot Camp For Unrigging Our Government | Independent Voter News

Republicans in North Carolina and the other rigged by Democrats in Maryland. It could be a landmark decision. For years the Court has wanted to have a way to actually measure how unfairly a map has been drawn. It is due to a new mathematical tool, the

Independents and Major Party Candidates Should Play by the Same Rules | Independent Voter NewsIndependents and Major Party Candidates Should Play by the Same Rules | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Opinion. Independents and Major Party Candidates Should Play by the Same Rules. November 15, 2019. It might surprise you to learn North Carolina (NC) has more unaffiliated (Independent) voters than Republicans. The percentage of NC voters