Roll Call: Centrist Project Charts Path for Electing Independents

By Kyle Stewart

"'What we are doing is on one hand building the electoral infrastructure and supporter network to help independents run campaigns,' Troiano said. 'And on the other hand we are shifting people’s perceptions of what is possible in our politics by winning races and building a new political movement from the ground up.'

While obstacles may be abundant, Troiano pointed to his fellow panelists as an indication that the current political environment may be fertile ground for independent candidates.

Joining Troiano and Walker for the press conference were Iowa State Senator David Johnson, Alaska State Rep. Jason Grenn, and Maine State Representative Owen Casas."


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