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US electoral system one of the worst in the world

Discussion in 'Off-Topic' started by Ahovking, Nov 1, 2012.

  1. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    What kind of waiting time would you think is too much?
     
  2. bhsup

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    I dunno. Four or five seems excessive I suppose.
     
  3. Ziggy Stardust

    Ziggy Stardust New Englander

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    And can you tell me why?
     
  4. Murky

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    So if you arrived at 8am, it wouldn't bother you to not able to cast your vote until 12pm? Standing in line the whole time? I think anything beyond an hour would be unacceptable to most people.
     
  5. Arwon

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    I don't think a childless able-bodied person who can easily fit it in outside their work hours is an ideal judge of acceptable wait times.

    I mean I probably have more free time than most people but that doesn't mean the system should be designed around me.
     
  6. warpus

    warpus In pork I trust

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    I think they have a decent idea of how the U.S. is set up and they are basically saying that the way your voting system is set up - sucks.
     
  7. sav

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    I couldn't imagine waiting two hours to vote - takes only two minutes here! You're legally allowed 15 minutes off work to go and vote, which is more than enough time. The US system - I don't know how it got so backward. :confused:
     

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