What is the theory behind the emigrant vote?

1 Oct

What are the democratic arguments for allowing expats to vote? I wrote a paper recently reflecting on issues such as fairness, the meaning of citizenship, representative democracy, and the development of the faculties. I wrote up this paper while studying for an MPA at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, for a class I was taking with the rather legendary Jane Mansbridge.

Here it is: Emigrant Voting Rights: A Normative Perspective.

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