free & equal

Last week several members of the Citizens in Charge Foundation traveled to the CATO Institute to attend Not Invited to the Party: How the Demopublicans Have Rigged the System and Left Independents Out in the Cold. The program included three speakers discussing the impediments that outsiders face in the American electoral system. You can watch the video below.


Back in August Illinois Governor Pat Quinn issed and “amendatory veto” to House Bill 723, the “Protect Incumbents Act”. The bill deals with blocking minor political parties ability to put candidates on the ballot through a party meeting that occurrs after the primary election.