Monthly Archives: March 2020

A Practical Proposal for Converting the US to a Democratic Republic

Proposed solution: I propose that those of us who are fed up: Organize, State by State. End the power of the parties to decide anything about who is on the ballot in public elections, or who can run in them. What … Continue reading

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Planning to Vote Republican?

I believe there are two kinds of American who are planning to vote Republican. The first kind is the kind who thinks the Republican incumbent is doing a great job and you truly support his work in office. For you, … Continue reading

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Planning To Vote “Democrat”?

Planning to vote with the self-styled “Democratic” Party, because you judge that the Republican is unacceptably bad and you have only two choices? I understand how you feel. The current political system in the US puts you in a bind. … Continue reading

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Not Going to Vote for Evil?

You hold US citizenship and you say you won’t consent to the system by choosing between the Republican and “Democratic” nominees? You just won’t vote? Do you think that simply sitting out the election will change the system? If you … Continue reading

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Waugh 2020-03-16 Proposal for Single-winner Elections

I used to propose at this address a framework for multistage single-winner elections for the US. I am no longer comfortable with the proposal I had up, so I have withdrawn it. I still hold that it is very important … Continue reading

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