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Voter turnout

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Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election. ( Who is .... For instance, a high voter turnout among seniors coupled with a low turnout among the young may lead...

Why is turnout so low in U.S. elections? We make it more difficult to ...

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Oct 1, 2014 ... But turnout issues in the United States are especially fraught with weirdness because of our general pattern of lower voter participation, and ...

Voter turnout - History Central

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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 lower ...

Voter Turnout - Fairvote

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As low turnout is usually attributed to political disengagement and the belief that voting for one candidate/party or another will do little to alter public policy, ...

Voter Turnout and Competitive Politics - The Center for Public Justice

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By contrast, Canada ranks 77th, with 68.4 percent turnout in federal parliamentary elections. Why are U.S. rates so low? Some argue that the requirement of ...

Factors Affecting Voter Turnout - Boundless

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Learn more about factors affecting voter turnout in the Boundless open textbook. ... Older people tend to vote more than youths, so societies where the average ... On the other hand, if low turnout is a reflection of contentment of voters about ...

One Big Reason The U.S. Has Embarrassingly Low Voter Turnout

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Jun 4, 2015 ... One Big Reason The U.S. Has Embarrassingly Low Voter Turnout ... So what can we do to increase participation in elections? Delving deeper ...

Democrats Fret Over Low Voter Turnout In Early Primaries : NPR

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Mar 4, 2016 ... They discuss the low Democratic voter turnout so far, and what that might mean in the general election. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST: Now to a ...

For such a key race, Iowa's voter turnout remains surprisingly low ...

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Jan 27, 2016 ... Even so, only one in five registered voters in Iowa shows up to caucus, ... every four years, but voter turnout in the caucuses remains very low.

American Voter Turnout Lower Than Other Wealthy Countries

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Jul 10, 2012 ... The high voter turnout in Australia is due to its strictly enforced laws; ... This opens a different question, why don't so many Americans vote?

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Why Was Voter Turnout So Low in This Year's Local Elections ...

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Nov 4, 2015 ... Voter turnout in this year's general election, which happened last night, is depressingly low so far and trending toward being equally sad even ...

What Affects Voter Turnout Rates - Fairvote

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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 340 ...

US voter turnout is an international embarrassment. Here's how to fix ...

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Nov 10, 2014 ... The low voter turnout on Election Day last week in the United States was ... We also need public funding of elections so that candidates who are ...