Pew Research released a poll surveying Americans’ feelings about the 2014 midterms, and down at the bottom were the responses from those who didn’t vote. 956 more words
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As the dust settles from the Democrats’ midterm shellacking – with the GOP last week picking up three governorships, 12 House seats and seven Senate seats, gaining control of that chamber for the first time since 2006 – pundits continue to debate the root cause of the Democrats’ failure, searching for the elusive “meaning” of this so-called “Republican wave.” 1,932 more words
With the “truly staggering” role of money in campaigns “overshadowing the real issues at stake in the elections,” Tuesday’s midterm elections in the United States failed to meet a number of important international commitments, election observers from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe… 1,535 more words
Rich’s ideas for reforming the election system in the United States, some whimsical, some impractical, some deadly serious.
1. National elections will be spread over two days and every employee in America will receive one shift off during one of those days as a paid holiday. 440 more words
1) Proportional, representative democracy– Good bye to the 2 party monopoly. We need a system that allows everyone’s vote to count. We need a system that allows for and encourages “third party” candidates a real chance at representation. 342 more words