An interesting collection of resources by David Siegel.
- Why do we vote: I’m not sure I agree with his theory … I think people vote because we do not have better ways to make decision … and attached to voting is a promising (though illusory) story which comforts people (both voters who feel they are being heard, and agenda-makers who know that the voting can be gamed and brought into service of their wishes). That said, in a better world, the question of why vote is a valuable one.
- When to vote – try other decision making tools before voting … participation trumps voting.
- Range Voting … another votign strategy to be explored