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Special Interests Seek to Kill ND Amendment to Increase Election Security, Empower Voters, and End Gerrymandering | Independent Voter NewsSpecial Interests Seek to Kill ND Amendment to Increase Election Security, Empower Voters, and End Gerrymandering | Independent Voter News

North Dakota Voters First. has announced that their comprehensive better elections amendment that addresses elections security, voter choice, and gerrymandering all in one reform package has been certified for the November ballot.

Wide-Ranging Better Elections Amendment Removed from North Dakota Ballot | Independent Voter NewsWide-Ranging Better Elections Amendment Removed from North Dakota Ballot | Independent Voter News

A sweeping election reform measure has been removed from the November ballot following a North Dakota Supreme Court ruling Tuesday.

OPINION: Corporate Citizenship Starts with not Undermining Our Democracy | Independent Voter NewsOPINION: Corporate Citizenship Starts with not Undermining Our Democracy | Independent Voter News

And in North Dakota, the main opponents to the 2018 “voters’ right to know” referendum, establishing election spending transparency and a state ethics commission, were the Petroleum Council of North Dakota and, you guessed it, the North Dakota Chamber of Commerce

4 States Get Closer to Advancing Anti-Gerrymandering Initiatives to November Ballot | Independent Voter News4 States Get Closer to Advancing Anti-Gerrymandering Initiatives to November Ballot | Independent Voter News

Getting on the November ballot and leaving it up to the voters is the last chance Arkansas, Nevada, North Dakota and Oregon have to make the switch to an independent redistricting commission before maps are redrawn for the new decade.

Every State Where the Duopoly Is Being Challenged in 2020 | Independent Voter NewsEvery State Where the Duopoly Is Being Challenged in 2020 | Independent Voter News

In states like Florida, only primary reform is on the ballot, but in states like Alaska, North Dakota, and Arkansas, voters have an opportunity to completely transform the electoral process.

"We're Throwing a Punch at the Bipartisan Establishment" | Independent Voter News"We're Throwing a Punch at the Bipartisan Establishment" | Independent Voter News

In the latest episode of "Unrig It," Independent Voter News Editor Shawn Griffiths interviews Open Primaries President John Opdycke about the combined efforts to get nonpartisan primary reform passed with an alternative voting method in Alaska, Arkansas, North

Arkansas Amendments to Give Voters More Control over Their Elections Advance to 2020 Ballot | Independent Voter NewsArkansas Amendments to Give Voters More Control over Their Elections Advance to 2020 Ballot | Independent Voter News

Arkansas joins Alaska and North Dakota in the growing list of states turning to the reform combination of nonpartisan primaries with ranked choice voting, as well as Florida and St.

Do You Approve of Approval Voting? | Independent Voter NewsDo You Approve of Approval Voting? | Independent Voter News

Hamlin weighs in with the feedback that was received from Approval Voting races conducted in Fargo, North Dakota, and St. Louis, Missouri, in recent years.

79% of State Legislative Incumbents Had No Primary Opposition this Year | Independent Voter News79% of State Legislative Incumbents Had No Primary Opposition this Year | Independent Voter News

North Dakota. The maps below show a partisan breakdown between Democratic and Republican incumbents. States shaded gray did not hold state legislative elections in 2020.

Legislators Feel Caught in the Trap of Partisan Primaries | Independent Voter NewsLegislators Feel Caught in the Trap of Partisan Primaries | Independent Voter News

Other states. , like North Dakota, have open primaries that permit anyone to vote in the primaries. In the meantime, the primaries trap draws tighter on GOP legislators, as Donald Trump plots his moves.