Really does this even need to be debated? The people at BCC are less likely to be annoying or less likely to be "unable to conceptually distinguish between their own deeply-held political preferences and the doctrines of the LDS Church"?
Let's take a tour of people who are unable to conceptually distinguish between their own deeply-held political preferences and the doctrines of the LDS Church, shall we?
More fundamentally, approval voting is profoundly compatible with fundamental Mormon thought on agency . . . I believe that all U.S. Mormons have a duty to work to unseat the Republican congress in this year’s elections.
Is this feature of our church’s institutional design justified by Mormon canonical scripture? Clearly, it is not.
I could cite more, but that should be enough for today.
There are none so blind as those who will not see that they have no eyes to see something with . . . something something yadda yadda. The end.