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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

In seven states, less than 10% of incumbents seeking re-election had a contested primary. The five states with the highest percentages of incumbents in contested primaries include: 1. Wyoming. 2. West Virginia. 3. California. 4. Alaska. 5. Arizona. The

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

Lawsuit Aims to Halt any More Online Voting in New Jersey | Independent Voter NewsLawsuit Aims to Halt any More Online Voting in New Jersey | Independent Voter News

not say how many used it this week. The cloud-based system was developed by a Seattle-based company, Democracy Live. Delaware and West Virginia plan to allow disabled, military and overseas voters to use the same app this year. Officials there argue, as do

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

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

presidentially competitive state on this roster. The others are solidly blue. Connecticut. and. New York. and reliably red. Arkansas. , Kentucky. , Oklahoma. and. West Virginia. (Tennessee was on this list for two months. But in August the state Supreme Court. struck

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

Gabbard, Hawaii congresswomanKirsten Gillibrand, US Senator (NY)Kamala Harris, US Senator (Calf.)Richard Ojeda, Former West Virginia state senator; military veteranElizabeth Warren, US Senator (Mass.)Andrew Yang, former tech executive. Most Americans are likely

Top Virginia Newspapers Endorse Amendment to End Party Control over Political Redistricting | Independent Voter NewsTop Virginia Newspapers Endorse Amendment to End Party Control over Political Redistricting | Independent Voter News

would end single-party control over redistricting in Virginia and bring transparency to the process. The Times-Dispatch joins other major newspaper endorsements in Virginia, including The Virginian-Pilot, The Washington Post, Daily Press, The Roanoke Times

Saving the Voting Rights Act: Virginia as a case study for reform | Independent Voter NewsSaving the Voting Rights Act: Virginia as a case study for reform | Independent Voter News

Up Next. The Fulcrum. Saving the Voting Rights Act: Virginia as a case study for reform. April 15, 2020. Originally published on. The Fulcrum. Enactment of the Voting Rights Act in 1965 remains a celebrated landmark in American history. It's time to

Tom Huskerson | Independent Voter NewsTom Huskerson | Independent Voter News

Tom Huskerson. Born in Richmond Virginia Tom Huskerson is a military veteran. Tom has focused on writing both fiction and non-fiction works,poetry, blogging and speech writing

Virginia Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Amendment to End Partisan Gerrymandering | Independent Voter NewsVirginia Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Amendment to End Partisan Gerrymandering | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Campaigns. Virginia Voters Overwhelmingly Approve Amendment to End Partisan Gerrymandering. November 4, 2020. Virginia became the first state in the South to approve a bipartisan redistricting commission to end the practice of partisan