Share this story
Close X
Switch to Desktop Site

`None of the Above'

In the article "Vote `No and `Yes' to Democracy," June 12, the authors state that the notion of placing "None of the Above" (NOTA) on the ballots has been around for a "few years." Not true.

Since the 1970s, the Libertarian Party has argued in favor of placing NOTA on all ballots. This is not the only idea which the Libertarian Party had advanced which is now being studied more seriously by policymakers. Others include drug legalization and school privatization. John Kell, Blacksburg, Va.

About these ads

Letters are welcome. Only a selection can be published, subject to condensation, and none acknowledged. Please address them to "Readers Write," One Norway St., Boston, MA 02115.

Follow Stories Like This
Get the Monitor stories you care about delivered to your inbox.