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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. What is this story missing? Let us know. >>. Stay Informed. Get our exclusive. Nonpartisan Reform Report. delivered to your inbox twice a month. Comments. Auto Pager Link

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

Fact Check: Can Mail-In Ballots Be Sent to the Wrong Address? | Independent Voter NewsFact Check: Can Mail-In Ballots Be Sent to the Wrong Address? | Independent Voter News

distinction from "everyone") a ballot without a request. Prior to the Covid-19 pandemic, Colorado, Hawaii, Utah, Washington and Oregon were already vote-by-mail states. But now California, Nevada and Vermont will also automatically send ballots to registered voters

It’s Common Sense: Let Californians Speak in a Safe Way | Independent Voter NewsIt’s Common Sense: Let Californians Speak in a Safe Way | Independent Voter News

registrations. If they don’t renounce their lawyers’ court-room positions, we are calling on Gov. Newsom to do what governors in Illinois, New York, Connecticut, New Jersey, Utah, and Washington State have done in lowering registration requirements because

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

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

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

five states — Colorado, Hawaii, Oregon, Utah and Washington — that now send everyone a ballot for all elections. Eight states are planning to send absentee ballot applications to all registered voters this fall as a way of encouraging as many people as

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