"Undermining my electoral viability since 2001."

Nerds and their Political Ignorance

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Read the summary and then the discussion and marvel at the ability of a highly intelligent community to remain politically marginalized through procedural ignorance.

Not that I blame them.

There's a level of basic education about how our election process works that's pretty fundimental to understanding politics today. This is never something that was covered in a civics class (if those are still taught anywhere anymore) but it's just as vital if you want to be a meaningful participant.