Pierce County would benefit from instant runoff voting

Commentary | August 9, 2006 | By John Burbank | Everett Herald

'Bother' is an accurate term for a lot of people's attitudes to voting. We have a growing antagonism to elections, thanks in part to negative campaigns and the feeling that it doesn't make any difference. This feeds the gap of distrust between U.S. citizens and government, creating a void in our democracy. We can either whine about it or do something about it.

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