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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

a lower percentage. The states with the highest percentages of Republican incumbents in contested primaries in 2020 were. Alaska. , Wyoming. , California. , West Virginia. , and. New Hampshire. In three states—. Hawaii. , Rhode Island. , and. Delaware

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

ballots instead of having to get their signature notarized or witnessed by two people. Rhode Island. has waived the usual requirement that mail ballots be notarized or have two witness signatures. South Carolina. has agreed to spend about $1 million to put

Opinion: Ranked Choice Voting Must Be A Part of the Coronavirus Elections Fix | Independent Voter NewsOpinion: Ranked Choice Voting Must Be A Part of the Coronavirus Elections Fix | Independent Voter News

this writing, no fewer than 10 states with a combined 820 pledged delegates have delayed primaries, until June in all but a couple of places: Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Marland, Ohio, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island. In

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

Tuesday -- primaries that, according to vote at home advocates, prove absentee ballots work. Four states -- Indiana, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Rhode Island -- postponed their primary elections to June 2 to allow voters an extended opportunity to request

Port Commissioner, Labor Leader Michael Zucchet Gets Candid | Independent Voter NewsPort Commissioner, Labor Leader Michael Zucchet Gets Candid | Independent Voter News

thing because of everything that's going on there and those are important decisions and I'm thrilled to be engaging on them. Projects you know Harbor Island, Shelter Island, North Embarcadero, Central Embarcadero, Convention Center, all that stuff seems to

"I Have to Wash the Cat": Independents Respond to Watching the DNC Debate | Independent Voter News"I Have to Wash the Cat": Independents Respond to Watching the DNC Debate | Independent Voter News

Maine Makes History Again with Ranked Choice Voting. This is why the most committed to unrig the system are forming collaborations like the. National Association of Nonpartisan Reformers. , because no man is an island, and there is no one-size-fits-all

Unrig the System: "The Viability of the American Experiment is At Stake" | Independent Voter NewsUnrig the System: "The Viability of the American Experiment is At Stake" | Independent Voter News

proposals. But more importantly, it will require a united front. Having covered and been in the weeds of nonpartisan reform for over 6 years, perhaps the most important lesson I have taken away is: No man is an island. No one person or group or cause is going

Women’s March: What’s That Word? Intersectionalism? | Independent Voter NewsWomen’s March: What’s That Word? Intersectionalism? | Independent Voter News

Nation of Islam. You can see the Women’s March press release in response. The story led to outrage, and the outrage led to the Democratic National Committee removing their support and a split march in New York. Additionally, marches in Humboldt, California

New Film: Fixing Our Broken Criminal Justice System Starts with Ending Corruption in US Politics | Independent Voter NewsNew Film: Fixing Our Broken Criminal Justice System Starts with Ending Corruption in US Politics | Independent Voter News

”. According to the Institute for Criminal Policy Research’s. World Prison Brief. , the incarceration rate in the US is .67%, which is higher than El Salvador, Turkmenistan, Virgin Islands, Thailand, Rwanda, and Cuba. The US also has a prison population of

Being in Bensonhurst: Remembrance. Resistance. Reality. | Independent Voter NewsBeing in Bensonhurst: Remembrance. Resistance. Reality. | Independent Voter News

knife out of his own chest. Fields staunched the bleeding as they loaded Sharpton into a car. Fields and Newman rode with him to the hospital. The ambulance had yet to show up and time was of the essence. As they sped off to Coney Island Hospital, the crowd