How much is voting worth?

Suppose you had to put a price on your vote. If somebody charged you this much to vote, you'd decide that voting just didn't get results that were worth that payment. How much would that be?

I don't know of an argument that'll get people to think harder about the actual efficacy of voting. If they say more than one ounce of silver, they're going to look stupidly optimistic. If they say less than one ounce of silver, they'll realize how worthless it is. They won't be able to evade it as if voting is a priceless civic duty without compromising the exact image they'd say that kind of thing to save.

I personally would have to be paid about an ounce of silver to go and vote and actually think I'm better off for having voted.

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