Comments on: Cox: How about a referendum on ending referendums? http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2016/06/23/cox-how-about-a-referendum-on-ending-referendums/ Mon, 26 Sep 2016 03:26:00 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: Flash1022 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2016/06/23/cox-how-about-a-referendum-on-ending-referendums/comment-page-1/#comment-19335 Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:35:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=36894#comment-19335 The reason for the rise in referendums in the U.S. is the damage to our representative democracy caused by extreme conservative gerrymandering.

We need a means of apolitcal drawing of districts.

Otherwise,

We need to determine if characteristics of direct democracy have benefits and detriments, such as would all voters be knowledgeable of the issues or candidates.

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By: watcher8 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2016/06/23/cox-how-about-a-referendum-on-ending-referendums/comment-page-1/#comment-19334 Fri, 24 Jun 2016 03:03:19 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=36894#comment-19334 not referendum….dum dum… referenda!

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By: aeci http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/2016/06/23/cox-how-about-a-referendum-on-ending-referendums/comment-page-1/#comment-19331 Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:05:43 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/breakingviews/?p=36894#comment-19331 Do I detect the scent of an elitist? Usually very impatient … condescending … entitled … oh I almost forgot … “I know best” …

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