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Only 29% of US Population (42% of registered voters) Participated in 2010 Mid-Term Elections

Posted by Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4 — According to the Associated Press, 90 million Americans — only 42% of registered voters — pulled the lever for a congressional candidate on Tuesday. That’s just a hair under 29% of the US population of 310.6 million.

“So much for the consent of the governed,” says Thomas L.… Read more ...

Tom Knapp: ‘Iced Tea: The Unsweetened Truth About Tuesday’s Elections’

Posted at Center for a Stateless Society by Tom Knapp. Knapp was formerly involved as a candidate for office and party officer in the Libertarian Party as well as the Boston Tea Party (the latter of which he founded). He has since disavowed electoral politics and is currently promoting the Ⓧ2012 project to organize deliberate non-voters.Read more ...

Ⓧ Voters: it’s not apathy, it’s non-consent

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Ⓧ VOTERS: IT’S NOT APATHY, IT’S NON-CONSENT

Coming out of the 2010 mid-term elections, it’s too early to compile exact statistics — but odds are a majority of Americans didn’t cast ballots on Tuesday.

Some are disenfranchised by age restrictions, incarceration or other legal obstacles.… Read more ...

Boston Tea Party National Committee Chair Darryl W. Perry: ‘The Non-Voters New Clothes’

Emailed by Darryl Perry to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

There’s an old story about an Emperor who was swindled into buying a new outfit. The Emperor “dressed” in his “new clothes” and began a procession through town.

“Everyone in the streets and the windows said, “Oh, how fine are the Emperor’s new clothes! Don’t they fit him to perfection?… Read more ...