In every even-numbered general election, more than ten independent candidates have been elected in 2022, 2020, 2018, 2016, and 2014.
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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 who swept Republicans into power nationally in November are moving to Canada. Not surprisingly, mainstream experts are shocked.
The article contributes to research on social networks and politics by surveying Arizona registered voters on political persuasion, others.
Arizona’s HB 2640 introduced January 27 cuts the number of signatures in half for candidates seeking a place on a primary ballot.
The two major political parties in the United States, the Democratic and Republican parties, may be prohibiting any type of competition.
Experts claim the campaign took attempts to hide its ties to Republican operatives. This may be in violation of federal election laws.
Congress has 535 members. However, instead of 535 voices, there are only two loud ones: the Republican and Democratic Parties.
“Candidate intimidation” is seldom discussed. This is a good time, as New Jersey’s party primary nomination deadline around the corner.
SB 684, a Republican bill in Arkansas, vastly increases candidate filing fees for parties that nominate by primary in the state.
Only a small percentage of independents are truly independent About 3/4 of them still support one of the two big political parties.