Los Angeles Is a Democracy: Why Do So Few People Care?

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If low voter turnout is a disaster, it's time to declare an emergency in the City of LA. Yesterday — in City Council and School Board districts containing hundreds of thousands of people -- some candidates won office with totals of five or 6000 votes. Is it time to pay the poor if they go to the polls and fine the rich if they don't?  Should you be able to vote on your phone?

Credits

Guests:
Alice Walton - Los Angeles Times - @TheCityMaven, Joe Mathews - Host, "Zocalo's Connecting California" - @joemmathews, Jessica Levinson - Professor, LMU's Loyola Law School in Los Angeles - @LevinsonJessica

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Evan George, Jenny Hamel