What is the most significant reasons SPD’s garner (gather or collect) such limited attention?

Special Purpose Districts (SPD) have been relied on heavily in Texas to provide essential goods to local citizens. Given the size of such districts and the local nature of their function, it is often believed that SPD’s provide a clear democratic advantage to larger, more broadly defined governments such as a county or the state. However, evidence suggest that individuals seem to participate the least in these types of governments. What is the most significant reasons SPD’s garner (gather or collect) such limited attention?

 

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