Saturday, August 30, 2008

TODAY'S NEWS HEADLINES for INDEPENDENT VOTERS

INDEPENDENT VOTERS

REFORM
  • Majority rule: Minnesota’s electoral system doesn’t work well in multi-party environment (Timberjay Newspapers) which is why state leaders need to start taking electoral reforms, such as the instant runoff, seriously.
  • We need instant runoff voting (LETTER to St. Petersburg Times)
  • Cincinnati Asks Voters to Decide Whether to Use Single Transferable Vote for City Council (Ballot Access News)
  • IRV: beyond the top-two primary - The current debate over whether the top-two primary violates party rights, confuses voters, or props up the secretary of state as the restorer... (Seattle Times)
  • Six proposals, including term limits, head to voters (Memphis Commercial Appeal)

THIRD PARTY NEWS
McCain, Pennsylvania GOP try to block Barr from ballot (by Libertarian Party, SmallGovTimes.com)

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