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These 34 States Are Making Voting Easier ahead of November | Independent Voter NewsThese 34 States Are Making Voting Easier ahead of November | Independent Voter News

presidentially competitive state on this roster. The others are solidly blue. Connecticut. and. New York. and reliably red. Arkansas. , Kentucky. , Oklahoma. and. West Virginia. (Tennessee was on this list for two months. But in August the state Supreme Court. struck

Want to Vote By Mail? Anti-Corruption Group Launches Resource to Counter Disinformation and Confusion | Independent Voter NewsWant to Vote By Mail? Anti-Corruption Group Launches Resource to Counter Disinformation and Confusion | Independent Voter News

identification with their ballot. These states are Alabama, Alaska, Louisiana, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Virginia, and Wisconsin require a witness. The fact that each state has its own rules and these rules are still

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

Election Day. North Carolina. added the two weekends before the election to the period for in-person early voting and extended the time the polls would be open those days. Oklahoma. agreed to permit voters to include a copy of a photo ID with their absentee

Straight-Ticket Voting Won't Return to Texas in 2020 | Independent Voter NewsStraight-Ticket Voting Won't Return to Texas in 2020 | Independent Voter News

of eight states that have ended the practice in the past decade, most recently. Utah in March. That leaves Alabama, Indiana, Michigan, Kentucky, Oklahoma and South Carolina as the only places that will permit one-and-done balloting this fall. The argument

California Elections 2020: Proposition 16 - Affirmative Action | Independent Voter NewsCalifornia Elections 2020: Proposition 16 - Affirmative Action | Independent Voter News

Connerly founded the American Civil Rights Institute, which supported ballot initiatives modeled on Proposition 209 in Washington, Michigan, Colorado, Nebraska, Arizona, and Oklahoma. [6]. In 2020, Asm. Shirley Weber. (D-79) introduced the legislation that would

Despite Reform Gains, Partisan Interests Still Largely Control Redistricting Process | Independent Voter NewsDespite Reform Gains, Partisan Interests Still Largely Control Redistricting Process | Independent Voter News

". More public scrutiny. Such efforts largely came to naught this year. The pandemic led to citizen-led redistricting initiatives failing to get on the ballot in six states. Campaigns in Arkansas, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Oklahoma and Oregon all either

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

as organizations in both states announced new proposals Thursday to establish independent redistricting commissions in their respective states. Petition signatures are also being gathered for similar amendments in Oklahoma, Nevada, and Oregon. The

Pro-Voter Groups Stand Up for Safer, Fairer Elections in This Crisis | Independent Voter NewsPro-Voter Groups Stand Up for Safer, Fairer Elections in This Crisis | Independent Voter News

of these campaigns were related to democracy reform. Four states (Colorado, Oklahoma, Utah, Washington) and one city (San Diego) have granted deadline extensions or waived other obligations for signature gathering. (Source: Fulcrum.us. ). The National

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

that requires chief elections officials to step down from their position before seeking another political office have also been proposed in. Oklahoma. and Tennessee (. two. bills. ). Do you agree that the person in charge of our elections should be