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I think independents should have the right to vote in all elections

I want to start a chapter in my state and build a network of independents







  • Confronting a New Reality:
    Independents Speak Out

    What makes independent voters tick?

    Read the results of Independent Voting's latest survey.

  • Democracy Unchained
    How to Rebuild Government for the People

    Democracy Unchained: How to Rebuild Government for the People features a chapter on independent voters written by Independent Voting President Jacqueline Salit and Chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education Thom Reilly, and is on sale now!

  • Message From The President
    We Strive For An Independent America

    The American people are rebelling against the over-reach of parties, partisanship and ideology. This is at the heart of the political disruptions which are becoming commonplace in our country.

  • R-E-S-P-E-C-T
    87% of Independents Believe They Don’t Get it from the Media, the Political Parties or the Candidates

    In a blockbuster survey of close to 5,000 independent voters conducted by Independent Voting from early June through Labor Day 2018, non-aligned voters rendered a clear verdict on whether they get the respect they deserve from the media, the political parties or the candidates. A resounding 87.56% said they did not.

  • Finding Otherness:
    A Blueprint for an Independent Conversation about 2020

    The persistent upheavals in American elections, combined with the continued disalignment away from the political parties and towards political independence have delivered to the independent/reform movement a mandate to go to work together on remaking the political system.

  • Gamechangers?

    Morrison Institute for Public Policy at Arizona State University and the Schwarzenegger Institute for State and Global Policy have teamed up with Independent Voting to better examine the independent voter phenomenon and the impact that it is having on the American political landscape. The findings have been outlined in this important briefing paper.

  • EYES on 2020 - An Interim Report

    Independent Voting has published a 39 page interim report outlining the progress of the EYES on 2020 campaign, which is pressing for the inclusion of independents in the presidential primaries across the country. The report includes state by state updates, a review of the significant inroads made, and sample press coverage and organizing materials.

Open primaries long overdue in New York – Times Union
In an op-ed published by the Times Union, Open Primaries’ John Opdycke and Jeremy Gruber detail how New York State’s antiquated, exclusionary voter laws have led to some of the lowest voter turnout in the country and how open primaries would open the doors to greater participation.
More excessive partisanship will make wound from Capitol siege even worse – The Fulcrum
On Thursday, January 14th, The Fulcrum published a commentary by Independent Voting President Jacqueline Salit on the events that took place at the capitol building on January 6th.
The Next Great Migration: The Rise of Independent Voters
Open Primaries just published a must-read report on the projected increase in the number of independent voters titled The Next Great Migration: The Rise of Independent Voters. The report also documents the barriers that unaffiliated voters face and chronicles the little-known history of voter registration laws.

black america goes independent.

For generations, African Americans have been politically connected to the Democratic Party. Find out how that is changing and who is leading the way.

Profiles in Independence:David A. Anguzza • West Winfield, New York---The nature of liberty draws its breath from diversity and gives birth to faction. But without an element of balance and control, faction will slowly suffocate freedom. Herein lies the strength of the Independent movement. It serves to balance the effects of faction, to create unity through the opposition and diversity that liberty breeds. This balance can only be achieved by maintaining independence from the chains of partisan influence. As an American Citizen, it is our duty to preserve our liberty, to strengthen political independence and exert that power to control the destructive nature of political partisanship. This is what has compelled me to become an independent and advocate independence from alignment with any one political party. I hold a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and am currently in pursuit of my Master’s Degree in hope of lending greater credence to my voice and a worthy contribution, no matter how big or how small, to the enduring fight for the preservation of our freedom and our liberty.---If you enjoy Profiles in Independence and would like to see more, check out the Profiles in Independence Instagram account here: you would like to submit a profile on why you're an independent, send 100-150 words with a photo of yourself to [email protected] ... See MoreSee Less
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Join OP President John Opdycke w/ moderator Amber Ivey & other panelists David Holt, Danny Ortega & Jeremy Gruber for a timely discussion on the rise of independent voters in America and what needs to be done in politics to address it--THIS OP President John Opdycke w/ moderator Amber Ivey & other panelists David Holt, Danny Ortega & Jeremy Gruber for a timely discussion on the rise of independent voters in America and what needs to be done in politics to address it--THIS ... See MoreSee Less
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