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Volume 3  Number 2  •  Fall 1998
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Let’s Toss for It: A Surprising Curb on Political Greed
By Sigmund Knag
This article appeared in the Fall 1998 issue of The Independent Review

Rather than elections, random selection or lot-drawing of the sort used to form juries was the main mechanism for picking civic leaders in ancient Athens, the Republic of Venice and elsewhere in history. Although seldom used today, various lot-drawing schemes (a.k.a. “sortition”) could potentially solve the problems that concern advocates of term limits and campaign finance reform.

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