what if you went back to 1700? and you forced everyone in ANY country at that time to vote if slavery should be legal?
So what? It's not like slavery became illegal in the U.S. because the population wised up and voted for it; it was a unilateral action by Lincoln as a wartime measure.
hmmm... perhaps you should think a little more about that statement.
I don't get what the big deal is. A city requiring its citizens to participate in elections would be no more totalitarian than various other ordinances placed at the local and state levels.