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Will New England States Bolster Ranked Choice Voting in 2019? | Independent Voter NewsWill New England States Bolster Ranked Choice Voting in 2019? | Independent Voter News

Up Next. New Voting Methods. Will New England States Bolster Ranked Choice Voting in 2019? January 4, 2019. MONTPELIER, VT. - New legislation is slated to be introduced in the Vermont legislature that would implement ranked choice voting for the state's

INCREDIBLE: Third Party, Independent Representation Up 40% Since 2014 | Independent Voter NewsINCREDIBLE: Third Party, Independent Representation Up 40% Since 2014 | Independent Voter News

opportunity to help third parties elsewhere. The other eight states where it remains legal don’t demonstrate that success. Separately, the arrangement is not without some controversy in Vermont. Terri Hallenbeck chronicles the tensions between Vermont’s

3 More States Expand Access to Absentee Voting | Independent Voter News3 More States Expand Access to Absentee Voting | Independent Voter News

this year. Vermont joined the handful of states that have decided to send return-by-mail ballots to all voters for the general election. And Connecticut's plans to open mail voting to everyone in next month's primary survived a GOP lawsuit. The various

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

country. And Vermont, the home state of Democratic front-runner Bernie Sanders, should have minimal influence over the process because its makeup is least similar to the entire United States — meaning the results from that state would be hardly at all

19 States Where It Is Never Too Late to Register to Vote | Independent Voter News19 States Where It Is Never Too Late to Register to Vote | Independent Voter News

same day-places are reliably in Biden's corner: California, Colorado, Connecticut, D.C. Hawaii, Illinois, Maryland, Nevada, Vermont and Washington. Another regularly blue state, New Mexico, will institute same-day registration starting next year. Idaho

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

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

(39.5 million), and the second-least populous state, Vermont. (624,000), the solidly Democratic legislatures have voted to send every registered voter an absentee ballot while also providing for in-person voting. For at least this year, they will join the

California Women Smash Ceilings in National Politics — Not So Much in State Politics | Independent Voter NewsCalifornia Women Smash Ceilings in National Politics — Not So Much in State Politics | Independent Voter News

California lags other parts of the nation. More than half the states have had a woman governor, but. California never has. The Golden State elected Eleni Kounalakis its first female lieutenant governor just two years ago — something. Vermont did in 1955

California Elections 2020: Proposition 17 - Voting After Prison | Independent Voter NewsCalifornia Elections 2020: Proposition 17 - Voting After Prison | Independent Voter News

regaining the right to vote. As of 2020, 19 states allowed people convicted of felonies, but who were on parole, to vote. Seventeen of these states did not allow people to vote while imprisoned. Two—Maine and Vermont—allow people who are imprisoned to vote. The

These 34 States Are Making Voting Easier ahead of November | Independent Voter NewsThese 34 States Are Making Voting Easier ahead of November | Independent Voter News

and. Vermont. along with purplish. Nevada. , where the Trump campaign unsuccessfully sued to block the one-time switch to a mostly vote-by-mail election. And. Montana. has given discretion to its 56 counties, all but nine of which have decided on proactive