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Response to demwing (Original post)

Tue Nov 18, 2014, 08:58 AM

6. Lastly, under right to democracy,

I see nothing that addresses gerrymandering of districts.

Also, national elections should follow standards set by the federal government, not by states. All presidential races, federal senate and representative races should be able to be 'vote by mail' for all citizens, and requirements for number of voting booths and polling place locations should be based upon population density and last few cycles of turnout - if people are forced to wait in line for an hour or more in any cycle, enough additional machines or polling places must be added for the next two cycles so as to reduce wait times to under an hour based upon the prior turnout levels.

voting day should be a holiday, and, in fact, the act of voting should confer a tax credit, printing out a receipt with a unique id that citizens can input when filing. (and with the aforementioned 'standard tax credit' rather than standard deduction, everyone should be filing anyway.)

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