Many people are hesitant to accept rational ignorance. It just feels wrong, doesn't it? We learned in elementary school that democracy is sacred, and darn it, it's your social responsibility to get out there and vote...lest Puff Daddy will shoot you.
Well, rational ignorance exists because voting is a costly process, but towards the end of lowering these costs, here is the National Taxpayers Union's General Election Ballot Guide. State-by-state, they give a brief rundown of measures and proposals that could impact the size and scope of state government-- and even supplies a nice color-coded green plus or red minus to help in the synthesis.