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Delegates vs. Democracy

  Contrary to popular belief, there is no “right to vote” outlined in our Constitution. What we have is a privilege and a civic duty to participate in the electoral process. In fact, the only government body under our Constitution that is elected through a direct democracy (mass participation) is the House of Representatives, or…

The Stupidity of “Strategic Voting”

Your vote is supposed to be sacred, right? I can understand voting strategically in a general election – the stakes are high and you typically only have one of two party choices. Makeup of the Supreme Court, for example, would be a great reason to vote strategically for Republicans in November. However, voting strategically in…