Peter C. Blanchard

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A Voting System Proposal

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Political Polarization

It's no secret that politics in the US have become increasingly partisan and divided.  More and more, politicians who cater to either extreme of the political spectrum are winning primaries, and being pitted against their counterparts from the other end of the spectrum, leaving moderate voters feeling like they are choosing between the "lesser of two evils." 

There are many explanations, and plenty of efforts being made to bridge the increasingly wide gaps between sides.  Here I propose one structural change to our voting system that would reduce the number of politically extreme candidates being elected to office in favor of more moderate candidates.  

 

A Solution

 

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