Ideally, we want aristos to rule, but how are we going to determine nobility of character? Even the most corrupt pig shows himself as honorable, regardless his political affiliation.
We need voting to limit the government influence, we need voting to allow mobility, we need voting to allow competence in the political sphere. The problem is that in democracy, everyone has the same right in voting. My point is that voting should be a privilege that can be earned and that can be lost.
For now, let's push that wall named "mass culture".