We shouldn’t just make voting accessible — we should make it mandatory

The voter turnout last Tuesday was historic—the highest in half a century; nearly half of the eligible electorate participated, an amazing number for a midterm. The United States Election Project [3] estimates turnout at 49.2 percent. How high would it have risen sans voter suppression—55 percent, 60 percent? Who might have won without the strangulation of some voters’… Continue Reading