I Believe Not Everyone Should VoteI support a voter’s competency test, nothing real detail or difficult to pass, but like a citizenship test for aliens that want to be American citizens, there should be a test of a few basic election facts for individuals that want to vote. Are you aware that even the mentally handicapped can vote under our present system?
Voters should know who our current President and Vice-President are and from what party.
Voters should know who our prior President and Vice-President were; and from what party
Voters should know what party current controls the Senate and House of Representatives.
Voters should know the name of the current Speaker of the House and what party they represent.
Voters should know who leads the Senate.
Voters should be able to name their current elected officials in Congress and what house they vote in.
Voters should be able to name their current State Governor.
Voters should be able to name the first President of the United States.
Voters should know the minimum voting age.
Voters should know from memory their social security number.
Voters should know if it is legal for convicted criminals to vote.
Voters should know if it is legal for non-citizens to vote.
Voters should know if the USA is a Parliamentary or a Republic government.
Jones47 61-65, M 10 Responses 0 Aug 24, 2012