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Fresh lawsuits challenge vote-by-mail limits in four Southern states | Independent Voter NewsFresh lawsuits challenge vote-by-mail limits in four Southern states | Independent Voter News

unconstitutional and against federal law the limited available reasons for voting at home in Alabama, North Carolina, South Carolina and Tennessee and the complex processes required to fill out and return those absentee ballots. South Carolina and Tennessee now

Kentucky latest to expand mail voting in response to pandemic | Independent Voter NewsKentucky latest to expand mail voting in response to pandemic | Independent Voter News

during the pandemic. Thirty-four states allow everyone to vote absentee without citing a reason, a number that has increased rapidly in recent years. Kentucky's move leaves just six — Connecticut, Mississippi, Missouri, South Carolina, Tennessee and Texas

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

–– Nashville, Tennessee –– over the last weekend in March to celebrate an absolute tidal wave of policy victories in 2018; listen to inspirational speeches; share and learn the nuts and bolts of policy reform; and even to air fierce differences of opinion over

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

states with the highest percentages of Democratic incumbents in contested primaries in 2020 were. West Virginia. , Washington. , Hawaii. , California. , and. Tennessee. In four states—. Idaho. , Nebraska. , North Dakota. , and. Utah. —there were no

Number of States that Require Non-COVID Reasons to Vote by Mail Drops to 5 | Independent Voter NewsNumber of States that Require Non-COVID Reasons to Vote by Mail Drops to 5 | Independent Voter News

place this fall: Texas, which has developed into the biggest presidential battleground, along with reliably Republican Indiana, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. South Carolina is joining 10 other states in going to a no-excuse system this year only

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

while former Vice President Joe Biden can count on winning Connecticut and Trump can count on carrying. Arkansas, Tennessee. and. West Virginia. Three states have gone even further and suspended the excuse requirement altogether for this fall: Solid blue

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

elections in November, and every state has its own rules for voting absentee. Here are some important things to keep in mind: Eight states still require an excuse to vote-by-mail. : Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, New York, South Carolina, Tennessee

A Presidential Primary for Independents in 2020? | Independent Voter NewsA Presidential Primary for Independents in 2020? | Independent Voter News

to vote for any candidate. 2019 Unrig Summit Celebrates Historic Victories Over Two-Party Duopoly. By Wes Messamore and Shawn Griffiths. Reform activists from around the country gathered in the Country Music Capital of the World –– Nashville, Tennessee

Why a White Man From Texas Joined San Diego’s Black Lives Matter Movement | Independent Voter NewsWhy a White Man From Texas Joined San Diego’s Black Lives Matter Movement | Independent Voter News

” in those private schools. It was not until he went to a public high school that he got to know people of color who naturally became friends. Staples left Texas and made his way to Tennessee. Unfortunately, it’s where he experienced discrimination first

How We Vote Could Make You Sick, And We Shouldn't Accept That | Independent Voter NewsHow We Vote Could Make You Sick, And We Shouldn't Accept That | Independent Voter News

Mississippi, and Tennessee. While five states (Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah, and Washington) have been using full vote by mail programs for years, many other states have modified their processes in the primary period to make voting from home easier and