[kwlug-disc] Asking questions of candidates during the election.

Chris Frey cdfrey at foursquare.net
Sun Apr 3 13:13:25 EDT 2011


On Sun, Apr 03, 2011 at 01:03:55PM -0400, John Johnson wrote:
> Raul mentions "one issue" parties. I think there is also a problem with 
> "one issue" constituents, i.e. those who may make a decision based on 
> one issue and the stand of candidates and parties on that one issue, 
> instead of the wide spectrum of issues and the broader stance of the 
> candidates and parties across this spectrum. The "producer, consumer, 
> parent, driver, home owner" may each have different concerns, but the 
> person who encapsulates these different persona has but one vote.

Well said.  And this is a humongous problem with voting that I haven't
found a positive answer for yet.

- Chris




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