18 Mar 2020

The Coronavirus Primaries Were Illegitimate Elections

The United States is in the middle of the acceleration phase of the coronavirus pandemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this is the period, where the virus infects people and social distancing is crucial to slow the outbreak. Yet, in a reckless move that defied

Eric Reynolds, a pledged delegate for Sanders, stood outside a polling place in Walnut Creek in Contra Costa County.
17 Jun 2016

Activists Share Evidence Of Voter Suppression Against California Independents

The state of California misled poll workers and deliberately suppressed voters from No Party Preference or independent voters in the primary on June 7.

Vote Here sign. Photo by Tobias Carroll on Flickr.
19 Apr 2016

Closed New York Primary Helps Democratic Party Maintain Status Quo

The closed primary system is the two-party system’s key mechanism for maintaining control over elections in the face of declining membership.