New York Times: More Places Should Do What Alaska Did to Its Elections

The Alaska Supreme Court recently decided a case that an experienced lawyer told the court was “the most significant case since statehood.” The court confirmed that the state’s new primary and ranked-choice voting system — which would eliminate traditional party primaries — is here to stay.

Healthy democracy requires competition

I am a fourth generation South Dakotan and a lifelong Republican. I was once again disappointed last week as another legislative session came to an end marked by senseless disputes between far-right Republicans and their slightly more moderate brethren on issues of little importance to most of us.

Fear and Retribution

Tens of thousands of former Republican voters have changed their party registration since the events of January 6 in our nation’s capital, with most registering as independents or with a minor political party.