For John, BLUF: I don't think City Life Host George Anthes is going to like this idea. Nothing to see here; just move along.
The Washington Post carries "The Volokh Conspiracy" and today Law Professor Ilya Somin talks to "President Obama endorses mandatory voting".
Lots of Links at the above Link.
One of my questions is, what will be the punishment for not voting? To be effective the punishment must be somewhat severe, otherwise it will be ignored. On the other hand, will it just become "fascist/communist" population coercion?
Regards — Cliff