I Walk I Bike I Vote sent a questionnaire to the candidates listed in the primary election ballot for mayor and council members for the city of San Jose.
They received answers from a number of candidates and have tabulated scores based on those answers to rank the candidates. Join the discussion on Facebook.
Absentee voting is taking place now; traditional polling place voting takes place June 3.
On a semi-related topic: How do we encourage more citizen involvement in the political process? Is there a Strava-like app that gamifies political involvement? What would such an app look like?
The first thing I thought of was Civinomics, an online political collaboration tool. They tell me they’re working on a points system to encourage local activism. What are some other similar, online tools?