Should we draw lots for fairer elections?

26.06.20193 min

Two researchers from the University of Lausanne have been studying the notion of chance in politics.

To what extent are elections truly democratic? At the dawn of democracy in Athens, elected representatives used to be picked by lot. This idea is back in vogue: two Lausanne researchers have examined the notion of chance in politics. In Switzerland, people appear to be increasingly vocal in their...

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