Thursday, May 17, 2007

Democracy is at Risk in Jacksonville

Barely 9% turned out to vote for five district council and one at-large seat up for grabs, requiring the opening of all 285 precincts in Duval County on May 15.
If you voted, you're a tiny minority
--observed Mark Woods.

1 comment:

gatordem said...

Increasing voter participation is crucial to a well functioning democracy.

We ought to put some thought into what, if anything, could be done to improve upon those dreadful statistics.