Join our National Conference Call

Every two months CUIP’s president, Jackie Salit, hosts a national conference call for new and veteran political activists. Two hundred independent leaders from as many as 40 states participate in each of these conference calls, making them the largest regular gathering of independent voters in the country.



Independent Eyes on 2020: Howard Schultz, Hysterical Democrats, Authoritarian Republicans, and the Rules of the Game

With the 2020 presidential contest underway, and Starbucks president Howard Schultz announcing that he “might” run as an independent, Jackie Salit discusses the current political terrain and responds to questions about Schultz, the spoiler argument, the candidates and independents’ new campaign, Eyes on 2020.



Post-Midterm Election Conference Call

Jackie Salit responds to questions and provides post-election analysis of what happened, including an independent perspective on the significance of the independent vote for House candidates, and strategies for exerting our power in the runup to 2020.



Great Expectations: What Do the Parties Want; What Do Independents Need?

Jackie Salit interviews Randy Miller (Utah) and Tiani Coleman (New Hampshire), coordinators of the “9 Questions for the 44%” campaign – the survey of independent voters which asked independent voters to weigh in about why they’re independent. She also responds to a range of questions sent in regarding the potential of a united independent coalition emerging, the best way to make our voices heard and the role of independent candidates.