In France, the political center united to defeat a right-wing extremist. But that can’t happen here. Our political system prevents it. So after Trump, get ready for Bernie. After him get ready for another Trump, then another Bernie…
The goal of the Voting Advice System is to take the money out of politics. The system appeals to voters because it’s convenient. It appeals to social activists and their organizations because it levels the political playing the field and empowers them with a stronger political voice.
To allow a voting advice network to form and expand on its own, the organization must act as as standards body. It must also provide an initial reference implementation to get the ball rolling and to serve as a model for others to build on. In addition, it must engage in public outreach , and eventually provide support services, in order to promote system adoption.
Provisional charter for the organization.
A list of contributors to the project.