What do you think? Should legislators be mandated to vote from home? Should they at least have the option? Have you tried to access your local politician when the legislature is in session? How did that go for you?
And what issues does this bring to mind for you about our citizen legislature as a whole? What would decentralized state politics mean for our brand of democracy?
- Stu Rasmussen, Mayor of Silverton
- Jefferson Smith (D-Portland), Oregon District 47 state representative and director of the Bus Project
- Peter Buckley (D-Ashland), Oregon District 5 state representative
- Jim Davis, Associate professor of Human Sciences at Marylhurst University and the Executive Director of the Oregon State Council for Retired Citizens