Name of the process in which Americans Elect rank and file members vote on which questions will be asked of the eventual Americans Elect presidential candidates in the “Platform of Questions”: Shape the Debate
Text of the question about the national debt that got the most member votes: “How do you plan to address our national debt?”
Rank of that question in members’ vote: 72nd place
Number of other questions about the economy that rank higher in Americans Elect members’ vote: 10
Text of a question chosen by Americans Elect corporate leaders to include among 15 questions in its recently announced Platform of Questions: “How do you propose we reduce the national debt, and how much should the national debt be considered in economic recovery plans?”
Rank of that question in the Platform of Questions: #4
Americans Elect’s first vote, overruled by a corporate board of directors.
Next, they’d like to run a vote to nominate a president.