Trust in government and in politicians has decreased in many nations. However,
the first signs of decreasing voter turnout ...
Oct 1, 2014 ... Sixty percent of the voting-age population will not vote, which means a huge .....
But it is not the primary reason for low voter turnout in the US.
Election Type: Low turnout is most pronounced in primary elections, off-year
elections for state legislators, and local elections. For example, a 2013 study of
by Marc Schulman. One of the subjects studied recently has been the reasons
the "voter turnout" (the percent of people participating in elections) has been
Apr 4, 2016 ... It's not just apathy. During the last presidential election in 2012, about 56.5% of
all voting-age Americans made it to the polls to cast their vote.
Does low and unequal voter turnout influence partisan election results or public
policies? If so, how can participation be increased and how can the electorate ...
Aug 2, 2016 ... By International Standards, U.S. Voter Turnout is Low. Chart; Data ..... The
reasons behind the low US voting age percentage of active voters: 1.
There are many reasons that account for low voter turnout. First of all, it is obvious
that there is a decline in public interest for elections. Most American citizens ...
Jul 27, 2015 ... One reason for low voter turnout, and even for failures of the GOP to have made
more gains in California in the November 2014 election, could ...
The Decline in American. Voter Turnout ... old and over reported voting, down 1
percentage point ... voting is now lower than it was. 2 decades ago,. This Brieſ ...