Last week, NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar suggested that uninformed voters should not head to the polls.
The comment revived debates around whether votes from less informed population produce a better outcome on our elections.
Election watchers have argued that uninformed voters could pose serious risks to our political system, adding guesses and blanks to the ballots. On the other hand, vote rights advocates have championed wisdom of the crowd.
Larry Mantle sits down with Jason Brennan, professor of political philosophy, to discuss the wisdom and ignorance of an uninformed voter.
Lonna Atkeson, Political Science Professor at University of New Mexico; director for center of voting elections and democracy
Jason Brennan, Professor of political philosophy at Georgetown University. He’s the author of The Ethics of Voting