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Stop Confusing California’s Top-Two with Louisiana’s Jungle Primary

Political consultants and the news media often refer to Louisiana and California both as “jungle” primaries because the “jungle” term perpetuates a negative bias from the partisan class against nonpartisan primaries. But they are not the same.
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New Podcast: "There's Something Rotten in Denmark!"

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A New ‘Common Sense’ Party to Challenge California’s Monopoly

This week, the Common Sense Party announced the launch of a new kind of political party. Not one built on an ideology. Rather, the party “is opening its doors to voters across the political spectrum who want politicians to put solutions over partisan politics.”
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PODCAST: Giving 8 Million Citizens A Better Way to Vote

New York City voters could soon adopt a fairer, more empowering, and more representative voting method in November, while other states look to join Maine in making history with ranked choice voting in 2020.
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Voter Suppression in California Is Real

California is full of legislators who say they want to reduce any barriers to voter participation.From motor voter to early voting, they herald the virtues of increasing voter participation. But when you look at the FACTS, there is clear voter suppression going on in the state.
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'Fox and Hounds' The Latest to Cover IVP's Presidential Primary Lawsuit

Joe Matthews, writing for Fox&Hounds, this week was the latest to cover the Independent Voter Project's lawsuit against California Secretary of State for failing to conduct an open presidential primary as the state constitution requires.
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Lawsuit FILED! Voters v. California Secretary of State

The interests of private political parties are put ahead of “We, the People.” That is why the Independent Voter Project (IVP) just filed a voting rights lawsuit against the State of California.
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KUSI News, CALMatters Feature IVP Lawsuit Against CA Secretary of State

San Diego’s KUSI News interviewed IVP attorney Chad Peace on the lawsuit against the California secretary of state. Peace discusses not only the lawsuit, but the solution that IVP proposed years ago that would have prevented the need for legal action.
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IVP Sues California Secretary of State For Disenfranchising More Than 5 Million Voters

The Independent Voter Project (IVP), author of California’s nonpartisan statewide primary system, is one of 7 plaintiffs suing the California Secretary of State, claiming that the State is violating the state’s constitution by failing to conduct an open primary for Presidential elections.
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