When a three-legged stool becomes a two-legged one, it falls over. There is a near-infinite list of very good reasons the founders designed our government structure with three arguably opposing bodies. Those would be the executive, legislative, and judicial branches. They're supposed to serve as checks and balances against each other, but power-hungry legislators would love nothing more than to control the judicial system — here's why that's a very bad idea.
Elections officials in Virginia are trying to set the record straight, after absentee ballot applications with incorrect information were mailed to more than half a million residents in the Commonwealth. The confusing mailers were sent by an organization known as 'The Center For Voter Information', which identifies itself as "non-partisan and non-profit" on its website.