Approval Voting: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Approval voting. It works just as it sounds: you vote for everyone you “approve” of. Your ballot looks exactly the same as it does in familiar first-past-the-post. A bunch of circles with names by them — but now, you can fill in more than one circle. That’s the only difference. We get rid of the rule of only voting for one. Continue reading Approval Voting: What Is It and How Does It Work?

“I’ve Been Trying to Vote All Year”: Wisconsin’s Diseased Democracy

I’ve been trying to vote all year and at every turn it’s been awful. I vote in every election. I argued with others about going to the polls and up until the time I left, I debated with myself about going. Whether or not it was worth putting my health at risk. Continue reading “I’ve Been Trying to Vote All Year”: Wisconsin’s Diseased Democracy