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Beware The Harvest: What Tops the 6 Downsides of an All-Mail Election | Independent Voter NewsBeware The Harvest: What Tops the 6 Downsides of an All-Mail Election | Independent Voter News

by mail: Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah and Washington. It took them many years to develop their systems, safeguards and capacity to make such all-mail-in elections possible. There are a few salient problems with this national push to move ballots to the

4 Campaigns Discuss How They Terminated Gerrymandering in 2018 | Independent Voter News4 Campaigns Discuss How They Terminated Gerrymandering in 2018 | Independent Voter News

Colorado's Kent Thiry, Catherine Kanter from Better Boundaries Utah, Clean Missouri's Sean Soendker Nicholson. Photo Credit: USC Schwarzenegger Institute. Stay Informed. Get our exclusive. Nonpartisan Reform Report. delivered to your inbox twice a month. Comments. Auto Pager Link

New Study Concludes Neutral Partisan Effects of Vote at Home | Independent Voter NewsNew Study Concludes Neutral Partisan Effects of Vote at Home | Independent Voter News

turnout share, party vote share, and overall average turnout across counties in three states: California, Utah, andWashington. Utah and Washington, states that already use vote at home systems, automatically mail every registered voter a ballot prior to the

2019 Sees Tremendous Surge in Ranked Choice Legislation Nationwide | Independent Voter News2019 Sees Tremendous Surge in Ranked Choice Legislation Nationwide | Independent Voter News

the option of using ranked choice voting, similar to the bill that was passed in Utah last year, which has led to 6 cities showing interest in adopting RCV for their elections. In addition to these bills, several legislators in Maine have introduced

Take The Survey: The Pulse of Independent Voters | Independent Voter NewsTake The Survey: The Pulse of Independent Voters | Independent Voter News

committee of leaders from the Independent Voting national network led by Tiani Coleman, President of New Hampshire IndependentVoters, and Randy Miller, leader of Utah League of IndependentVoters. Gwen Mandell, Director of National Outreach for Independent Voting

GOP Sues to Stop California's Plan For an All-By-Mail General Election | Independent Voter NewsGOP Sues to Stop California's Plan For an All-By-Mail General Election | Independent Voter News

Washington, Oregon, Utah and Hawaii — although state law already allows 14 smaller counties in California to hold elections entirely remotely. The lawsuit is one of the most aggressive moves at the courthouse yet by the GOP. It has announced plans to spend $20

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

10 States Where Party Planners Can Host (and Avoid) Representative Primaries | Independent Voter News10 States Where Party Planners Can Host (and Avoid) Representative Primaries | Independent Voter News

bright red now on the Electoral College map: Wyoming (83 percent). Arkansas (83 percent). New Hampshire (82 percent). Maine (82 percent). Alabama (81 percent). Massachusetts (80 percent). West Virginia (80 percent). Utah (78 percent). Mississippi (78 percent

OPINION: Lincoln Was Wrong; Government Of, By, & For The People Was Always Aspirational | Independent Voter NewsOPINION: Lincoln Was Wrong; Government Of, By, & For The People Was Always Aspirational | Independent Voter News

political gerrymandering, spoke powerfully to the idea that everyone has a place in this critical work. Catherine Kanter, who led a similar successful effort in Utah, hammered home the point that it’s up to local organizing, it’s up to all of us, to take it into

HR 1: Bipartisan Support for Popular Political Reform Evaporates in Congress | Independent Voter NewsHR 1: Bipartisan Support for Popular Political Reform Evaporates in Congress | Independent Voter News

to unanimous votes in both chambers in favor of constitutional amendments ending gerrymandering. In Florida, the Koch brothers helped fund the campaign for felon enfranchisement. Independent redistricting won in deep red Utah with campaign ads featuring