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Daily elections which will force politicians to work better

In India, we see politicians at the time of elections and helping people, working for people only to win elections. So if there is an election daily then they will help people and do their work daily. So I propose a system where people vote for a candidate and can change their vote any time by logging into site. This implies someone will be voting for the candidate or party somewhere daily. Just like shares, who ever got the highest shares will own the company.
When a party has reached its lower limit of voting and stays below that limit for more than a month then we can consider that people are against that party and the government needs to be changed and the party which is in majority will form the new government. Yes it has many challenges like to maintain secrecy of the vote, saving the site from hackers and many others. But the advantages will surely overcome the disadvantages.
Advantages will be
Government will have to work correctly for the benefit of the people if they don't they will be taken away from the seat not after 5 years but by next month.
If people don't like any bill they can fail that bill and make the bill get rejected.
Corruption will be ended easily.
Remember the Jan Lokpal bill and many Indians who supported Anna hazare. Decision on these type of bills will be taken faster as Government will know that if they don't do it people will take away their crown.
No politician will think that there are 5 years left for the election so lets do all the scamps now and lets show off as we they are working for the last 1 year and win the election again.
We have many standard laws which can make India a corruption free country but the politicians don't want that to happen which will make their financial benefits go down, so by implementing this idea we can force politicians to wipe out corruption.
I know this idea needs many changes but this is just an idea for a betterment, not a constitutional rule which has to be flawless.Even they have some flaws:)


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  • Dec 9 2012: I don't think it is a good idea.

    First: how are you going to make citizens willing to spend certain amount of time daily (365 days a year each year), how will you engage them to vote every day... I can bet blindfolded that a system like that, will overflow the first couple of weeks, then it will slowly generate less and less interest. At the end of the first year less than 10% of the voters will still use it, by the end of the second year only those directly linked with political parties will vote, so eventually the party that has the majority will start to win more and more often until wining all the time, so it will fill all branches of the government turning your democracy into a dictatorship.

    Second: supposing 60% or 70% of the voters are willing to vote on a daily bases, how are you going to keep them informed of what are they're voting for?, how are they going to get non biased information about the issues, how many time will they be hooked on to a computer or whatever to inform themselves?. how many government officials will they elect on a daily bases?... If you have 1 president, 1 governor, 1 major, 2 federal congressmen, 2 state congressmen, 2 local officials, that makes 9 persons, if an average person takes 10 minutes to read the information of each one, he/she will take 1 hour and a half voting... that supposing they have an internet ready computer at home or work... but... do you really think companies will allow employees to spend almost 20% of the working day voting???.

    I think what you propose will be a very effective way to empower the rich and weakening the poor.

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