Voting Signals and GTD

June 14, 2009

Robin Hanson over at the Overcoming Bias blog has a post about¬†What Voting Signals. He links to a NY Times article that describes a change in Switzerland in which every “…eligible Swiss citizen began to automatically receive a ballot in the mail, which could then be completed and returned by mail.”¬†The result of this natural experiment was that the voting rate unexpectedly declined.

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