Campaigns for Primary Reform

We’re working with primary reform activists in cities and states across the country to fight for the right of every voter to vote in every public election and to advocate for open, nonpartisan primary election systems.

We’re looking for supporters, activists & spokespeople to join us –if you’re interested in getting involved in your state please send an email to Jeremy Gruber, OP Senior VP at jgruber@openprimaries.org

ACTIVE CAMPAIGNS IN 2022

Missouri

Better Elections Missouri is pursuing a ballot initiative to bring Top Four (nonpartisan primaries + ranked choice voting in the general election) to the Show Me state this year. They have recently begun petitioning.

Show Me Integrity is leading the fight to protect Proposition D for Democracy, the monumental piece of legislation that passed with over 68% of the vote in St. Louis last year and replaced closed, partisan primaries with a nonpartisan primary in which all voters and candidates compete. Sign the petition.  

NEVADA

Vote Nevada, Better Voting Nevada and Nevadans for Election Reform are pursuing a ballot initiative to bring Final Five Voting (nonpartisan primaries + ranked choice voting in the general election) to Nevadans this year. They hope to begin petitioning in the Spring.

NEW MEXICO

New Mexico Open Elections is pursuing legislation to bring Top Four (nonpartisan primaries + ranked choice voting in the general election to New Mexicans this year.

OKLAHOMA

Oklahoma United for ProgressLet’s Fix This OK and Oklahoma Academy are pursuing a public education campaign on primary reform as they build towards a ballot initiative for open primaries. 

OREGON

Oregon Open Primaries is currently collecting signatures from Oregonians for a ballot initiative to amend Oregon’s Constitution to include ALL voters in primary elections.

PENNSYLVANIA

Open Primaries PA has launched a legislative campaign (in both the Senate and the House) to allow independent voters in the state the right to vote in Republican and Democratic primary elections. Both pieces of legislation aim to address the voter suppression currently happening in the state and enfranchise the 1.2 million Pennsylvanians currently locked out of the process.

SAN DIEGO

More Choice San Diego is pursuing a ballot initiative to bring Final Five Voting (nonpartisan primaries + ranked choice voting in the general election) to San Diego this year.

WISCONSIN

Democracy Found is pursuing legislation to bring Final Five Voting (nonpartisan primaries + ranked choice voting in the general election) to Wisconsin this year.

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