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September 5th, 2003 - Open Knowledge

Sep. 5th, 2003

01:17 am - Random Sampling Democracy

I'm not sure it would result in "better" government, but I think it would result in a more representative government:

1. Select a random sampling of people from the population.
2. Potential candidates must get at least an 75% approval rating from at least 75% of the random sample within the campaign period.
3. The winner will be selected at random from the pool of candidates who meet the above criteria. If no candidate meets the above criteria, then the candidate will be selected at random from the top 3 candidates with the highest percent approval.
4. In order to run, candidates must pay for the random sample to be selected, as well as advertising costs.

01:40 am - Who loves ya, baby? Blog Match, that's who.

Wanna find out which LJ members think you're shagadelic? Too shy to ask? Sign up for Blog Match, and kiss those rejection blues good bye.

10:16 pm - S.F. Mayoral candidate? Or Nexus 5 replicant? You be the judge.

The Wave magazine administers the Voight-Kampff Test to six mayoral candidates.

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