Voting in a feminist society?

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Voting in a feminist society?

Drealm
Is there any point to voting in a feminist society? Voting seems like a compromise in values because most candidates both conservative and liberal, are both feminist. None of them will repeal the major legislation that upholds feminism. Most conservatives only seem to care about fiscal issues.

I'm running into a particular problem here in California. We have Meg Whitman running for governor. While I'm fiscally conservative and desire a tough on crime governor, I don't want to vote for a women. I think this is kind of forbidden for any CoAlpha.
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Ardia
Voting is meaningless as long as:
1) 100% of people have the vote.
2) Women vote.
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fschmidt
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I'm a practical person and I have no problem choosing the lessor of 2 evils.  The real problem with voting for governor or president is that your vote is insignificant and has no practical effect on the outcome.  So it is a waste of time.  Voting in local elections makes more sense.  The impact of your vote is simply inversely proportional to the number of people voting.
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Re: Voting in a feminist society?

Drealm
fschmidt wrote
I'm a practical person and I have no problem choosing the lessor of 2 evils.  The real problem with voting for governor or president is that your vote is insignificant and has no practical effect on the outcome.  So it is a waste of time.  Voting in local elections makes more sense.  The impact of your vote is simply inversely proportional to the number of people voting.
Would you vote for a woman under any conditions? I think Meg Whitman is the "less of the 2 evils".
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Drealm
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Our own Byzantine seems to be coming of age with facebook whores becoming politicians.
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fschmidt
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Drealm wrote
Would you vote for a woman under any conditions? I think Meg Whitman is the "less of the 2 evils".
Yes I would vote for a woman if I thought she was the best candidate.  But I would never vote for any politician based on what he/she says, only based on their track record.  What is Meg Whitman's track record?  I don't know much about her, only that she did a rather poor job running eBay.
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