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Jeremy Bendik-Keymer

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There are two problems that plagued the construction of representation in the U.S. constitution leading up to its ratification, and these two problems could conceivably be addressed through a single, practical condition on democratic participation. The first problem is the problem of poor judgment. The second problem is the problem of remote representation. In this essay, I will propose that both problems be partially but substantially addressed through a minimum participatory condition on democratic right. Let me first set up each problem textually.

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