|Deciding on a Date for the General Election
Good government requires that citizens vote. Sometimes there are impediments to voting.
Listen to Rethinking the Tuesday vote. on NPR.
Examine the issues.
What role should business interests play in the selection of a date for the election? With the goal of maximizing citizen voter participation, what changes should be made to the federal electoral process?Extend your thinking by examining the primary elections. Should they be modified?
What do you recommend?
"The highest measure of democracy is neither the 'extent
of freedom' nor the 'extent of equality',
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