The idea here is that if we want a legislative part of our government to cover broad ideas, then we need to have a voting method that elects a diverse enough body that can actually generate those broad ideas.
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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.
Billionaire and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is actively thinking of running for president in 2020 as a Democrat.
Hawaii uses what is called an open primary system that allows any voter to vote in primaries regardless of how they are registered.
Both have dabbled in politics but come from the world of business, raising hopes that they could better tackle rampant corruption
Let’s keep advocating for systems like Instant Runoff Voting and Ranked Choice Voting, so that we the voters have the tools to truly pick better candidates, especially when the two dominant parties are not offering us candidates we want to vote for.
42 people running for federal, state and local offices with endorsement of the Democratic Socialists of America
It is time for Progressives, Liberals, Moderates, Independents, disillusioned Republicans abandoned by their own party, Democrats of all stripes and varieties, and disaffected voters to rally together and stand up and be counted.
Independent candidate sued the U.S. Virgin Islands elections department to require his name be put on the ballot
The Nebraska petition requirement for non-presidential independent candidates is now unconstitutional
Starbucks longtime boss Howard Schultz is retiring, and many are thinking he may run for president