Voterfied could help solve some of democracy’s biggest problems

A democracy relies on participation, and participation rates in the US these days are low. Many people feel that candidates and officeholders don’t listen to them and that their voice doesn’t matter, so they don’t even bother getting involved. Voterfied is looking to change that. Voterfied allows candidates and officeholders, such as mayors, state legislators, and Congressmen, to connect directly with constituents and get a better feel for the issues their people care about. It seeks to expand participatory democracy by allowing constituents communicate in more effective ways than phoning a candidate or officeholder’s office or tweeting at them....

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