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2020 and Beyond: The View from County Road T | Independent Voter News2020 and Beyond: The View from County Road T | Independent Voter News

Up Next. Opinion. 2020 and Beyond: The View from County Road T. May 15, 2019. For the last several years, I’ve been spending time in rural Wisconsin in a small farmhouse set on 130 heavily-wooded acres on County Road T, Polk County. This is the

Is SCOTUS About to Finally Give Voters a Win on Gerrymandering? | Independent Voter NewsIs SCOTUS About to Finally Give Voters a Win on Gerrymandering? | Independent Voter News

punted on a prior version of the same Maryland case it will revisit this term; it similarly declined to weigh on a separate partisan gerrymandering case in Wisconsin. With Justice Brett Kavanaugh now seated in place of former Justice Anthony Kennedy, a swing

Political Competition a No-Show in 2018 Elections | Independent Voter NewsPolitical Competition a No-Show in 2018 Elections | Independent Voter News

to be this way. Just ask Harvard Business School competition guru Michael Porter and Wisconsin business leader Katherine Gehl, who lay the blame squarely on the frozen two-party duopoly and outdated election rules in their sentinel 2017 report. Or ask any

6 Legislative Efforts to Protect YOUR Right to Vote | Independent Voter News6 Legislative Efforts to Protect YOUR Right to Vote | Independent Voter News

Legislature. However, this means there is an opening for a legislator to be a champion for voters’ rights. 6. Nonpartisan Group Pushes New Nonpartisan Election System in Wisconsin. Former Gehl Foods CEO Katherine Gehl and other Wisconsin business executives are

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

their grip on power. They skillfully harness the fear of lesser evil voting to fuel their multi-billion dollar enterprise that Harvard Business School professor Michael Porter and Wisconsin business leader Katherine Gehl labeled the “political industrial

10 Facts You Need to Know About CA's Confusing and Unconstitutional Presidential Primary | Independent Voter News10 Facts You Need to Know About CA's Confusing and Unconstitutional Presidential Primary | Independent Voter News

Court held in Democratic Party of U.S. v. Wisconsin ex rel. La Follette that the state could not bind the Wisconsin Democratic delegation to the results of an open primary. In 1988, the Supreme Court overturned a California ban on party endorsements of

How Do Primary Elections Work? An Overview and Legal Analysis | Independent Voter NewsHow Do Primary Elections Work? An Overview and Legal Analysis | Independent Voter News

Democratic Party of United States v. Wisconsin ex rel. La Follette, 450 U.S. 107, 122, 101 S.Ct. 1010, 67 L.Ed.2d 82. California Democratic Party v. Jones, 530 U.S. 567, 120 S. Ct. 2402, 2404, 147 L. Ed. 2d 502 (2000). Blanket (Open Non-partisan) Primaries