Updates

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?

Fusion voting brings more people to the polls – The Fulcrum
May 2, 2022

In a recent article published by The Fulcrum, Wayne Griffin, chair of the Independence Party of South Carolina, denounces a bill aimed at abolishing fusion voting in South Carolina and outlines the impact the bill would have if enacted into law.

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A caucus casualty and a serious loss for democracy – Boston Herald
March 7, 2022

"Allen is a leading voice on the crisis in American democracy. And now she has fallen victim to one of its most insidious practices: party control over nominations," says Jacqueline Salit in her recent op-ed in the Boston Herald.

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Virginia’s results are no mystery, if you know your election history – The Fulcrum
February 8, 2022

Either party could capture the middle if they studied Ross Perot's 1992 presidential run, writes Independent Voting President Jacqueline Salit in her recent article in The Fulcrum, published November 19, 2021.

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Staten Island woman, 24, hopes to educate young people on independent voting – Staten Island Advance
February 8, 2022

“No one should have to join a political party to be able to vote in the primaries, especially when they’re funded with taxpayer dollars,” said Julia Hemsworth in an article published by the Staten Island Advance (silive.com) on March 23rd, 2021.

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