My rights and my ability to access services I pay for are not dependent on the degree in which I participate in the voting process.
You're right. They're not. Who's arguing that?

The parent poster was advocating change to that scenario.

Irregardless as to whether I do vote or not, I shall not, under any circumstance, be compelled to vote by the Government.
I see. How about by your fellow citizens? It would be by their will that such a measure would come to pass.
If you like that sort of totalitarian clap-trap, son, then you're in the wrong country.
Right. I like the talking-down part, where you imply that he is your inferior "son". News for you, pal: it's not a totalitarian measure if people vote for it.