- Craig Newmark: The stakes in the 2016 election could not be higher
- We must use all the tools at our disposal to ensure every eligible voter in the United States heads to the polls
Craig Newmark is the founder of Craigslist and the Craig Newmark Foundation, which helps drive peer-to-peer, grassroots civic engagement. The views expressed in this commentary are his own.
(CNN)Folks, our US democracy is in trouble. A lot of work is being done by talented people to figure out how we turn this around. But as an engineer, I believe that fixing what's broken can't get done by the experts and lawyers alone. If we're going to fix what's broken -- almost by definition -- we've got to also make it happen from the bottom up. And each of us has a role in making that happen.