Does high voter turnout produce better politicians? No!
More people voting will not weed out bad elements. With political parties strongly mimicking one another, these unsavory characters can always find a sweet spot in our political system. Election Commission although excellent in the conduct of elections and enforces the rules rigorously during campaigns has no will or power to take on violators. It has constantly failed in its endeavor to prosecute candidates and parties who violate the law during elections.
To succeed in oligopolistic competition, new Companies need to innovate to fundamentally alter the industry. Likewise our political system too needs a breakthrough to stem the rot, reverse the decline and put our democracy on a permanent path of ascendency. A game changer like voting on internet can alter the dynamics as will reforming the political and judicial system. Read More