In the state of North Carolina, where I live and vote, unaffiliated voters outnumber both Republicans and Democrats.

I am one of the Unaffiliated and I can’t see myself ever joining a party again. I’ll never say never — but can’t see it unless our political system changes. I never liked cliques.

Currently, in NC we have 2.5 million voters registered as Unaffiliated, to 2.4 million Democrats and 2.2 million Republicans (and a smattering of other parties I do not include here.)

I live in a county (Iredell) with almost twice as many Republicans as Democrats. The number of Unaffiliated voters in the…

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Kim McKinney

Kim McKinney

A non-niche writer who loves a good story. My ADHD mind thinks way too much for its own good, but I have grown to love it. An idea person.