U.S. Needs More Democracy, Fewer Elections

To fulfill my civic duty, I have had to cast ballots 133 times in four years in my San Antonio district.

Better get comfortable, this may take a while.

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It was Election Day -- again -- in my little corner of San Antonio. I voted at a deserted polling place, late morning; I was only the fourth voter in my precinct today.

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