Mobilising voters with information

Over the last two years, a series of scams and a hyper-active Comptroller and Auditor General of India have roused the slumbering middle classes, if only to a state of frenzy on online platforms. Depressingly though, it seems as if in spite of our collective outrage against corruption, we now take a certain level of malfeasance in public life for granted. While we might argue that we need systemic change through Parliament and the courts, is it realistic to hope that tainted politicians would all get the boot in the next election? This cannot happen unless we can nudge voters towards being more discerning in their voting choices

More here, from my latest livemint piece, on the use of legislator report cards to inform and mobilise voters

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