The Two-Party Hamster Wheel Makes a Mockery of Democracy: The Need for Expanded Electoral Options, Open Presidential Debates & Approval Voting
Atwood is currently working to introduce Approval Voting at state and local levels. He is conferring with the Colorado Secretary of State's office about proposed legislation that would set up instructions for optional use of Approval Voting by statutory municipalities and special districts, should they choose to use it.
The "Open Debate" between Florida Reps. David Jolly (R) and Alan Grayson (D) will be the first to ask only crowdsourced questions.
Open Debates will be a game changer in our political process -- ensuring that questions get asked that the public actually cares about. What starts in Massachusetts will hopefully become the norm for local, state, congressional, and even presidential debates in the future.
Eighteen good-governance and media watchdog groups demanded on Thursday to see the lengthy, and secret, contract governing