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tacocat  ·  200 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: America‚Äôs Millennials Are Waking Up to a Grim Financial Future

Isn't the House no longer actually proportioned sensibly? I thought I read California should have way more House members than they do if the old rules were still in place. Gerrymandering doesn't help with the cynicism either. And I really don't like voting for fucking county school board members and judges I know nothing about. I'm above-average informed and it's a depressing thought to know you're going to have to go into a booth and likely vote for people you know nothing about. Sometimes I just skip those votes. It's a system unintentionally in some ways designed to lower turnout.

I voted in 2016 in part because there was a liquor store across from the polling place. I also voted really early and was in rehab by the time the general election was held. I knew it wouldn't do shit because of the county I lived in but I voted for Hilary anyone. Read into the first sentence whatever you want based on the details of the third sentence.

All that said, I'm doing my homework come November and where exactly I vote may end up being something of a multiple choice because I'm registered in a county I don't live in and may not live where I do now when the election happens.