How to fix the U.S… of A — Part 2

Term Limit and Ranked-Choice Voting

Time changes, so should people, or the people representing the people. One of the things I agreed with Tucker was the so-called “establishment” politics. We wouldn’t be where we are today had we not have term limits and partisan politics. In George Washington’s Farewell Address, he commented on the dangers of political parties. We have implemented a two-terms Term Limit on the presidency inspired by Washington’s willingness to step down after two terms. We should also implement other comments of his in the address.

  1. Term-Limit for ALL representative offices — The Senate should be limited by 2 terms of 12 years, the house should be limited by 5 terms of 10 years, and the Supreme Court Justices should be limited to a single term of 20 years. While the Senate and the House are publicly elected, SCJ is indirectly elected through a president’s nomination and the Senate’s confirmation. The decisions by SCJ have a lasting impact on the people, however votes and idealogy change with time. It’s far too easy if for a special interest group to slew the legal system if the court is not on the side of the people. A single term of 20 years ensures there will not be a need for a Justice to “campaign” for renomination while being long enough to represent a full generation.
  2. Ranked-Choice (S.T.V)—The idea is simple (implementing it will be a bit harder), records ALL the rankings of voters and loop them through the following flow-chart. This system will prevent the spoiling effect that led to our current two-party system, it will also be more presentational to the people. In case you are wondering which candidate would get the second choice after a candidate wins. This will be when we would do it based on the ratio of two, third… until the system would give the results on all of our candidates.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?list=PL7679C7ACE93A5638&v=l8XOZJkozfI&ab_channel=CGPGrey

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