Category Archives: Third parties, general

Independent & Third Party Candidates Face New Burdens

Running for public office without the backing of a major political party can be difficult.  Not only must candidates negotiate strict ballot access requirements, low name recognition, and dismal fundraising, there are additional hurdles in today’s technologically advanced society.  As the following candidates demonstrate, independent [read more]

Lawsuit Filed in New Jersey Federal Court Challenging Constitutionality of Partisan Primaries


March 21, 2014
Independent Voter Project

On March 5, 2014, the coalition filed a lawsuit in the U.S. District Court in Newark, New Jersey, challenging the constitutionality of partisan primaries. The suit argues that every voter should have full and equal access to every [read more]