In chaotic election year, Independents look to sneak up middle - Bloomberg News

Oregon's shifting political landscape - Daily Emerald

Independent Parties Push for national coalition -- Portland Tribune

Independent Party unhappy with ballot decision -- East Oregonian


Independent Party makes major leagues but will it have much impact? -- Oregonian

Independent Party may gain major party status – Portland Tribune

Independent Party qualifies for major party status; looks forward to state-run primary – Oregonian

Independent Party of Oregon comes under fire from states Democratic and Republican parties – Oregonian

Oregon is better than anywhere else… – Rachel Maddow  – Maddow discusses weird news from Oregon, including IPO hitting major party status.

Independent Party of Oregon to have open primary – AP/Statesman-Journal – Discusses that IPO will open election to non-affiliated voters.


Former Secretaries of State Slam Attempt to Kill Independent Party – Willamette Week, 2011 – Discusses Democratic “IPO death penalty bill”, an attempt to force IPO to change its name or be disbanded.

Bonamici, Cornilles debate job creation – KATU, 2011 – KATU’s coverage on the televised Congressional special-election debate, co-hosted by the Independent Party of Oregon and televised on Portland network television.

An Experimental Primary – Register-Guard, 2010 – Eugene Register Guard editorial board discusses historic IPO primary election.

Oregon’s Independent Party on cusp of power, identity crisis – Oregonian, 2010 – Discusses emergence of IPO.

How Would Fusion Voting Change Oregon Politics – Oregonian, 2009 – Discusses possible consequences of the fusion voting law that I helped to pass in 2009.

A Party Born of Outrage – OPB, 2007 – discusses how IPO was formed in response to Democrats and Republicans trying to make it harder to run for office as an independent and removing the word “independent” from the ballot in response to Ralph Nader’s Presidential campaign and Ben Westlund’s rumoured independent run for governor.