Why your vote matters: The moral case for voting

On Nov. 8, millions of Americans cast their votes for president of the United States. There are many things in this election that one can complain about, be it the biggest popular vote – Electoral College split in modern history or the president-elect himself. However, a more banal and unsurprising fact has caught my attention: as in other years, voter turnout was low, particularly when compared to other western democratic countries. Michael McDonald, an associate professor at the University of Florida, estimates that 57.9 percent of eligible voters cast their…

There Are More Than Two Sides to Politics: Chad Peace speaks about Independent Voters in 2016

Chad Peace is a leader in the independent voter community. He serves as the legal strategist for the Independent Voter Project (IVP), the publishing editor for IVP’s publication IVN.us, president of IVC Media, and partner at the law firm Peace & Shea LLP. Peace has dedicated his life to reforming the electoral system in favor of all voters, not just party affiliates. Welcome Chad. Thank you for joining me today. Do you mind discussing a bit of what the Independent Voter Project (IVP) does?  The Independent Voter Project was founded…