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Independents Rising: Third Party Politics In America

Posted 08.06.2012 | Books

From "Independents Rising" by Jacqueline S. Salit. Copyright © 2012 by the author and reprinted by permission of Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Ma...

Wisconsin and California: Past and Prologue

Harry Kresky | Posted 08.15.2012 | Politics
Harry Kresky

For my money, the most interesting feature of the Wisconsin results was what happened with independents. Independents -- frustrated with partisanship on both sides -- are the force behind the drive to find, or create, something new.

America's Other Deficit

Harry Kresky | Posted 10.10.2011 | Politics
Harry Kresky

Republican presidential candidates blamed President Obama for the downgrade. In so doing they demonstrated the very hyper partisanship that so concerned the S&P analysts.

California's Top Two Primary System Opens the Door to a Broader and Stronger Coalition for Political Reform

Harry Kresky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Harry Kresky

Last week the California Supreme Court refused to issue an injunction blocking the implementation of Proposition 14 in several upcoming special electi...

Personal for Mike Bloomberg

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

This letter, available as a document online, was written before the No Labels "show," which flopped big time as you now realize. I won't belabor th...

What Obama's Tax Package Means to Independents

Jacqueline Salit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Salit

STATEMENT BY JACKIE SALIT, PRESIDENT IndependentVoting.Org "If President Obama wants to rebuild his standing with independent voters, the compromise ...

The Right to be Independent is at Issue

Jacqueline Salit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jacqueline Salit

This week I filed an amicus brief in an appeal that seeks relief from discriminatory deadlines imposed on independent candidates.