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STATEMENT FROM INDEPENDENT VOTER PROJECT ON FLORIDA SUPREME COURT DECISION REGARDING PARTISAN DRAWN CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 10, 2015 Contact: Jim Jonas jim@independentvoterproject.org 720.256.8956 STATEMENT FROM INDEPENDENT VOTER PROJECT ON FLORIDA SUPREME COURT DECISION REGARDING PARTISAN DRAWN CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS On Thursday, July 9, 2015, the Florida Supreme Court discarded parts of Florida’s … Continue reading

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Dr. Steve Shogan joins Colorado US Senate campaign: Hopes for a competitive independent candidate?

Independent Dr. Steve Shogan unexpectedly joined the Colorado US Senate race yesterday. He needs only 1,000 valid signatures to make the November general which should be no problem for a candidate with some means (like Shogan) to wave a checkbook at and … Continue reading

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Hick Support From Indies Drops (luckily for him, they won’t have anyplace to go in November)

Lynn Bartels reports in Post of the new Quinnipiac Poll just out that shows, not unexpectedly, Gov. Hick’s numbers are down with independents. Also, not unexpectedly, conservative blogosphere (including reliably right Colorado Peak Politics) hung their collective hats on that notable … Continue reading

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Encouraging news from the Left Coast as Dan Schnur announced he’s running as an independent for California Secretary of State (@4Schnur). Schnur is a political pro, campaign reformer, well-known professor, former GOP consultant (now unaffiliated), former head of CA Fair … Continue reading

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It Just Doesn’t Matter

Congressional approval ratings at an all-time low; one of the least productive sessions ever; health care rollout fiasco; paralyzing, polarized partisanship run amok… a rational political observer would think the 2014 cycle would be one of potentially historic upheaval and … Continue reading

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Finally, Speaker Boehner Has His Kinda-Sorta “Sister Souljah” Moment

Sure, it was completely calculated, pre-scripted and assuredly poll tested. But you have to give a little credit to John Boehner for finally growing the cojones to stand up to the crazies in and out of Congress who have dominated … Continue reading

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No Big Wave For Either Side to Ride in 2014

Chris Cillizza’s Fix column this week in WashPo focused on the Monkey Cage Blog (the WashPo’s kinda-answer for Nate Silver’s retired from NYT/soon to be resurrected “FiveThirtyEight.com” exercise) prediction for a “meh” midterm House battle in 2014 with D’s losing … Continue reading

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