For FREE elections — elections that are truly free of the corrupting influence of money — do this! It’s easy, free, and it will make a big difference.
Written to Carli Stevenson, at Demand Progress.org, on the subject of ending the threat to Net Neutrality.
An initial implementation for voting advice can be built on top of Twitter. Local advice can be shared in a town, state-level advice in a state, and so on.
A voting advice system can enable grassroots politics, and even help it go mainstream, tipping the scales in favor of candidates who don’t take major campaign contributions.
These potential advisors are people and organizations you could be hearing from at election time, with important information on elections big and small.
Dr. Lessig brilliantly summarizes the campaign contribution problem: When candidates are chosen by a select few, elected officials respond only to them!
This voting advice FAQ answers the common questions people ask: How does it work, who will use it, what benefits does it provide, and will it really deliver.
The voting advice system is intended for elections, but a more general social advice system has multiple applications, each with its own benefits.