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Millennials are frustrated. That’s the bottom line about how young voters will vote — and the potentially large number who will not. Theirs is a generation unhappy with a system that offers only two viable choices.
A Year to Remember
Sen. Hayden, Rep. Flanagan and Javier Morillo: Ranked Choice Voting promotes issue-based, inclusive campaigns
The popularity of the idea in Minneapolis and St. Paul's Ward 2 attests to its simplicity and effectiveness as a reform measure.Ranked-voting in the long run yields political leadership that is more reflective of the whole community. Thats why it is so popular. READ MORE
We can and must do better! Highlights from recent FairVote Minnesota conversation with Larry Diamond
We have reached a new extent of crippling extremism in this country. It's a significant driver of voter cynicism.
Keep experimenting with Ranked Choice VotingIt can't heal all that ails U.S. democracy, but it can make a difference.
Now its time for electoral reform
The parties have too much of the people's powerThere are steps we can take to remedy this. We can also take heart in the fact that solutions are in the works even without government.
Highland Villager: October 24, 2016
Election Day is tomorrow!