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Two Reasons to be Cheerful About Lobbyists | Independent Voter NewsTwo Reasons to be Cheerful About Lobbyists | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Opinion. Two Reasons to be Cheerful About Lobbyists. January 2, 2019. In December, I wrote an article on a particularly egregious case of the famous legislative "revolving door." After sixteen years in the South Dakota Legislature, Senator Deb

2020 and Beyond: The View from County Road T | Independent Voter News2020 and Beyond: The View from County Road T | Independent Voter News

County Road T. A friend of mine who was mayor of Sioux Falls, South Dakota some years back likes to hum the theme from the old Green Acres television show when he sees me. For those readers who missed this Golden Age of mid-1960’s television, the sitcom plot

Organizations, Lawmakers Push for Open Primaries as Crowded 2020 Field Emerges | Independent Voter NewsOrganizations, Lawmakers Push for Open Primaries as Crowded 2020 Field Emerges | Independent Voter News

announcements went under the radar because the lack of media coverage: Pete Buttigieg, Mayor of South Bend, IndianaJulian Castro, former Mayor of San Antonio, Texas, and former HUD SecretaryJohn Delaney, former Maryland congressman and businessmanTulsi

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

primary law, and today, in South Dakota's congressional primaries, Democrats allow unaffiliated voters to participate, whereas Republicans require sworn affiliation to their party 15 days prior to an election. 13. Both parties receive considerable subsidies from

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

The same year the Missouri Chamber of Commerce funded the campaign against the Clean Missouri Act, fixing campaign finance and ethics loopholes and ending gerrymandering. And in North Dakota, the main opponents to the 2018 “voters’ right to know

Former Republican US Rep. Sues South Carolina GOP for Cancelling 2020 Presidential Primary | Independent Voter NewsFormer Republican US Rep. Sues South Carolina GOP for Cancelling 2020 Presidential Primary | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Open Primaries. Former Republican US Rep. Sues South Carolina GOP for Cancelling 2020 Presidential Primary. October 1, 2019. Two South Carolina voters, including a former US congressman, have filed a lawsuit against the South Carolina Republican

2019 Unrig Summit Celebrates Historic Victories Over Two-Party Duopoly | Independent Voter News2019 Unrig Summit Celebrates Historic Victories Over Two-Party Duopoly | Independent Voter News

representatives will govern.”. In North Dakota, a team of “badass grandmas” led a campaign to enact sweeping anti-corruption measures that promote greater transparency and accountability in the state government. “I think we cleverly packaged a label, a

American History Is Black History: Overcoming The Politics of Division | Independent Voter NewsAmerican History Is Black History: Overcoming The Politics of Division | Independent Voter News

500,000, were African Americans, 90 percent of whom were enslaved and living south of the Chesapeake.". In the book's preface, Ellis writes that as "Lincoln described them, the founders thought of slavery as a cancer they could not surgically remove

EGGstravagent: The White House Gears Up For 141st Easter Egg Roll | Independent Voter NewsEGGstravagent: The White House Gears Up For 141st Easter Egg Roll | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Campaigns. EGGstravagent: The White House Gears Up For 141st Easter Egg Roll. April 17, 2019. On Monday, the South lawn of the White House will host the 141st version of the egg roll that began in 1878 under the Administration of President

VIDEO: Tulsi Says DNC, Corporate Media Are "Trying to Hijack Entire Election Process" | Independent Voter NewsVIDEO: Tulsi Says DNC, Corporate Media Are "Trying to Hijack Entire Election Process" | Independent Voter News

in the video. "In this 2020 election, the DNC and the corporate media are rigging the election again, but this time it is against the American people in the early voting states -- in Iowa, New Hampshire, South Carolina, and Nevada.". She adds that the