It is not simply a matter of big money in politics. There is big money in all of American life. The more pervasive problem is that we now have self-interested political institutions — the parties — that are considered “too big to fail.” Are we supposed to protect them and their refusal to share power with the people at all costs?

Confronting a New Reality: Independents Speak Out
October 1, 2020

What makes independent voters tick? Read the results of Independent Voting's latest survey.

Open Primaries Will Benefit Minority Voters – South Florida Sun Sentinel
September 29, 2020

In an op-ed published in the South Florida Sun Sentinel, Dr. Jessie Fields expresses her support for Amendment 3, an initiative on the ballot in Florida this November that would establish top-two open primaries in the state, and explains that while opponents of the amendment attempt to spread misinformation about the harm open primaries does to candidates of color, the opposite is actually true - open primaries have proven to create more opportunities for candidates of color and new pathways for empowerment.

Undecided Voters Were Key to Trump’s Win in 2016. Will They Deliver Again? – Newsweek
September 3, 2020

In a recent article about undecided voters published by Newsweek, Independent Voting President Jacqueline Salit dismisses the notion that independent voters are less active or engaged in the political system, asserting instead that being unaffiliated with a major party is a protest against the status quo and a call for political reform.

Young Independent Voters Focus on Issues, Not Party – Voice of America
August 4, 2020

There is a shift away from the two-party system growing among American voters – a shift that is especially tangible among young voters. Feeling that no party completely represents them, they reject the status quo of identifying with political ideologies and instead focus on the issues that are important to them. As a result, young voters are deciding not to join a political party, and instead declare themselves independents.