(A national e-mail petition)
Petition for a Voter Consent "None of the Above" Ballot Option
December 13, 2006
Whereas government should secure the consent of the governed;
Whereasall legitimate consent requires the ability to withhold consent;
Whereasvoters can withhold their consent when voting on questions;
Whereasvoters are sometimes presented with such choices on the ballot that none of the listed candidates for an office is acceptable, but voters are unable to withhold their consent in such elections to office.
Therefore,to insure the legitimate consent of voters by enabling them to withhold their consent in an election to office:
We hereby petitionour respective state legislatures to enact a NOTA based Voter Consent law.
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