Delegating one’s votes

It ought to be possible to delegate one’s votes.

Every election we bemoan the power of the non-voters, but looking at the ballot and the accompanying materials, I can hardly blame them.

The ballot, at least in California, is absurdly confusing, with candidates in random orders instead of party order, non-partisan offices, and a long list of intentionally misleading initiatives.

If the process were sincere, it would be possible to simply vote for a party and leave it at that. In California, we have 6 qualified political parties, enough to fit almost any likely political philosophy.

Another possibility would be to allow voting for a single candidate on the ballot, to whom you would delegate your other votes.


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