TITLE

Hobson's Choice at the Polls

PUB. DATE
August 1924
SOURCE
America;8/30/1924, Vol. 31 Issue 20, p475
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The author reflects on the proposal to make voting compulsory. He argues that what is needed is not more votes but more intelligent vote and more men worth voting for. He states that if the proposal serves to focus attention on the necessity of improving quality of candidates it may help break down the system which the people are far too often compelled to vote for men whose claim is loyalty to the party machine.
ACCESSION #
35296449

 

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