Washington State’s Democrats Float a Proposal To Make Voting Mandatory

The Washington state legislature is considering a new mandatory voting proposal, S.B. 5209, that would compel registered voters to return ballots in each primary and general election. The proposal is “about behavior modification,” Sen. Patty Kuderer (D–Bellevue) argued at a committee meeting on Tuesday, likening the government’s role in promoting voting to that of a […]