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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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IVP to CA Secretary of State: Will You Be Fair to Independents in 2020?

The Independent Voter Project (IVP) sent a letter to California Secretary of State Alex Padilla Friday, requesting clarification on one, simple thing: Will the 2020 presidential primary treat independent voters and candidates fairly?
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Over 1,000 People Take IVP's DNC Debates Survey

This week, we learned which of the 23 Democratic candidates running for president will take the stage for the first debate of the 2020 election on June 26. One thing that doesn’t get discussed in the media is how the DNC has used all 23 candidates as a data-acquisition project.
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Where Are The Independent Voters In California?

There are over 5.6 million registered No Party Preference (NPP) voters in California. By 2020, this number will likely be even closer to 6 million.To put that into perspective, California has more registered indy voters than 29 states and the District of Columbia have people living in them.
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Sacramento Registrar Engaged in "Big Undertaking" to Educate Independent Voters For March 2020 Primary

No Party Preference (NPP) and American Independent (AI) voters in California are likely going to be confused when their ballot arrives for the March 2020 presidential primary as they will have no option for president.
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Newsletter: Support "SAFE" Elections for Everyone

As both parties spin the national narrative, millions of Americans are pushing for election reforms RIGHT NOW that would upset the establishment on both sides of the aisle.Every day, more people are connecting the way we elect our representatives to the type of representation we get.
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California’s Suppression of 5.6 Million Voters

Imagine California’s 4.7 million Republican and 8.6 million Democrat voters were not able to vote for a presidential candidate of their choice in March 2020. California’s 5.6 million NPP voters don’t have to imagine, because for the state's second-largest voting bloc, this IS their reality.
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IVP Applauds Democracy Found's Top-Four Initiative with Ranked Choice Voting in Wisconsin

The Independent Voter Project (IVP) is proud to support a new effort by Katherine Gehl and her organization, Democracy Found, in Wisconsin to implement a nonpartisan top-four open primary with ranked choice voting in the general election.
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IVP Chair Update: Hurdles and Progress for Voting Rights

If the presidential primary rules are not changed for the 2020 election, voters are headed for another confusion-filled primary. IVP is standing up for every voter's right to participate in taxpayer-funded elections.
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U-T Columnist Michael Smolens: CA Lawmakers Leaving 5.6 Million Independent Voters “In Limbo”

In the latest episode of the Independent Voter Podcast, host Jeff Powers asked San Diego Union-Tribune columnist Michael Smolens about a recent online exchange between Independent Voter Project representatives and Asm. Lorena Gonzalez about her bill, AB 681
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News Coverage Highlights IVP's Nonpartisan Primary Success, Public Ballot Solution to Presidential Primaries

Word is spreading about the Independent Voter Project’s (IVP) successes and ongoing legal and reform efforts to give all voters a voice in taxpayer-funded primary elections.
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