For fairer representation abolish Senate and expand House

A recent report regarding President Biden’s agenda stalling in Congress just shows us what must be done. I’ve long held the belief that we must rid ourselves of the archaic Senate, and create a larger House. The Senate is not representative of our country. It’s overwhelmingly white, male and wealthy. To create a government of the people, we need to greatly expand the House.

Take out our great state. In the Senate, the state is represented by Democrats, and it likely will be for as long as the Senate exists. This is not fair for those on the east side, or other communities that are more conservative. Although I vehemently disagree with Republicans on nearly everything, I think it would be more fair to our citizens if we were all more equally represented. Create more, smaller legislative districts that actually represent our local interests.

Zackery Ballinger

Mountlake Terrace

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