In every even-numbered general election, more than ten independent candidates have been elected in 2022, 2020, 2018, 2016, and 2014.
Independent Politicians articles on Democracy Chronicles
Independent politicians are not connected to a political party. Washington was the only American president elected as an independent, being not formally affiliated with any party. Also see Third Party Central.
Independent Voters Flee To Canada
Independent voters who swept Republicans into power nationally in November are moving to Canada. Not surprisingly, mainstream experts are shocked.
Independents Less Likely Than Others To End Friendships Over Politics
The article contributes to research on social networks and politics by surveying Arizona registered voters on political persuasion, others.
Arizona Bill To Ease Candidate Ballot Access
Arizona’s HB 2640 introduced January 27 cuts the number of signatures in half for candidates seeking a place on a primary ballot.
Our Political Parties Are Ending Any Competition Against Them
The two major political parties in the United States, the Democratic and Republican parties, may be prohibiting any type of competition.
Kanye West’s ‘Independent’ Campaign Was Secretly Run by GOP
Experts claim the campaign took attempts to hide its ties to Republican operatives. This may be in violation of federal election laws.
2 Examples Show Government Without Political Parties Can Work
Congress has 535 members. However, instead of 535 voices, there are only two loud ones: the Republican and Democratic Parties.
NJ Small Candidates Being Crushed By Filing Challenges
“Candidate intimidation” is seldom discussed. This is a good time, as New Jersey’s party primary nomination deadline around the corner.
Arkansas Bill To Vastly Increase Candidate Filing Fees
SB 684, a Republican bill in Arkansas, vastly increases candidate filing fees for parties that nominate by primary in the state.
New Book: Most Independent Voters Are Secret Partisans
Only a small percentage of independents are truly independent About 3/4 of them still support one of the two big political parties.