In too many jurisdictions, stupid won.
- The uninformed.
- The ill-informed.
- The unmotivated.
And, as an astute caller to a radio station put it, “the entrenched incumbent.”
To say that low voter turnout is due to a municipal candidate’s lack of allegiance to a political party is an attempt to excuse the above reasons. A candidate’s platform contains either an explicit or an implicit link to one or more parties.
Are you convinced yet that we need a face-lift for democracy?
“The best argument against democracy is a five-minute conversation with the average voter.”
– Winston Churchill
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