Activist Dave Meslin says even though we're apathetic about local politics, we're hardly sloths.
About Dave Meslin
Dave Meslin is a community coordinator in Toronto. Some of his projects include 2006's City Idol contest, which put a fresh face on council elections; co-editing Local Motion, a book about civic projects in Toronto; and Dandyhorse and Spacing magazines. He also founded the Ranked Ballot Initiative of Toronto (RaBIT). His latest crowdsourcing project is called 100 Remedies for a Broken Democracy.
CORRECTION: In the original broadcast of this segment, we said around 36,000 people elected Washington, D.C.'s mayor in the 2014 election. The actual number is 96,666.