If voting is a civic duty then isn't being informed about the candidates and the issues a larger duty?
It's ashame more weren't educated. When you said you might consider Gary Johnson ppl are like Gary who? They don't care even when you try to explain it or even look him up. Kinda disappointing. You don't have to like him or her but at least get info
I always research the candidates and vote according to what I feel is best for the nation as a whole.
This is exactly the problem. People are not informed yet feel it's their duty to vote.
I think we need to change the thinking to" it's your duty to stay informed". Once that happens, voting will fall into place.
Of course an informed voter is the ideal, but the right to vote is not conditional. How one decides how they are they are going to vote is up to them. They could decide they are only going to vote for people with names that start with ABC if they
Seems irresponsible and reckless to me