- The Republican Panic (Wall Street Journal) There's nothing independent voters hate more than the self-dealing and incumbent protection that earmarks represent.
- RNC: Obama's Underperforming (Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic) Among independent voters, most polling shows Senator McCain running equal to or ahead of Barack Obama – even while independent voters are said to be the strength of Obama's coalition.
- LA County redesigns confusing ballots (San Jose Mercury News)
- Independents split on choice (Dallas Morning News)
Obama and Oregon: More in common than 'O' (AP Google) Obama has done better than Clinton among self-described independents in competitive primaries this year, 54 percent to 40 percent