Ilya Somin argues that political ignorance poses problems for democracy. He recommends smaller democracies, where these problems are more tractable.
Heather Gerken admires Somin's work on political ignorance but contrasts it with David Schleicher's: Might more nuanced party loyalties be enough?
Sean Trende argues that voters do better than we might expect given their political ignorance.
Jeffrey Friedman argues that rational ignorance is false. Voters understand neither how little their votes matter, nor how little they know.