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Theoretically I'm a sustainability-in-the-built-environment practitioner who has strayed far from the flock.
Or maybe a public art designer who didn't know who Christo until was a few years ago.
I'm even kind of a life-long tinkerer and wanabe maker, who's desperately in love with computer controlled fabrication.
I've run into this information problem every time I vote in a local election. Information about the candidate's postion on major issues would be really beneficial to voters, many of whom just don't have the time to do a lot of research ahead of time.
The debates have been very successful in the republican primaries partly because they have been a way to see candidates stand next to each other and state their positions. They provide a opportunity for compare and contrast easily. I could see voting cheat sheets as kind of debate spark-notes, not everyone has the time to watch and take notes on the debates.
One hurdle to overcome: what information is and is not shown could be a huge partisan issue.