The upcoming Primaries, FYI

Dec 2019
64
U.S. Arkansas
American patriots are looking forward to exercise their right to vote and are looking forward to the Nov . election . Interestingly we are already seeing some calling our cherished right to vote derogatory names in expectancy of not getting their way . Appears the everybody gets a trophy crowd has a problem with us having the Nov . election .
 
Jan 2020
18
Georgia
American patriots are looking forward to exercise their right to vote and are looking forward to the Nov . election . Interestingly we are already seeing some calling our cherished right to vote derogatory names in expectancy of not getting their way . Appears the everybody gets a trophy crowd has a problem with us having the Nov . election .
I'm not sure who you're referring to but,
every American of voting age should have the right to vote
and every American of voting age should vote

I also think elections should be held on weekends, or make election day a paid holiday, so it will be easier for working people to vote

or adopt a nationwide system that's like Colorado's mail-in ballot system

voting should be easy
 
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Jan 2020
36
Pacific Northwest
Here is a short list of problems with our "democracy".... (exactly how do we practice "democracy", by the way? By voting???)

gerrymandering
purges of various kinds
Citizens United
Moving polling places at the last minute
Mailing out "voting date" notifications as one day AFTER the real voting day.
Mailing out false voting locations
Providing far too few voting booths/machines for a known community size.

ALL THE ABOVE ARE REPUBLICAN TRICKS


And there are other issues, too ......
Absence of an audit trail
Hackable voting computers
Voting software that registers a vote for a candidate that wasn't selected.
Voting on weekdays instead of weekends (vote-by-mail would solve LOTS of problems)
Like it or not, the electoral college disenfranchises a HUGE number of voters.
PACs
SuperPACs
Campaign contribution sources and size limits giving the wealthy too much power.
Lack of ranked choice voting stops us from knowing and accounting for the people's REAL preference.
Media manipulation of candidate popularity.
Ads provided by entities other than the candidate


The only question is whether a measure makes voting easier and more reliable, or more difficult and/or could decrease reliability.
 

Southern Dad

Forum Staff
Aug 2018
563
Shady Dale, Georgia
The Democrats are down to two candidates... Both old white men that do not excite the voters. Sure there is a third candidate still in the race but she no longer has any path to victory.