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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voter_turnout

Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election. Eligibility .... For instance, a high voter turnout among the elderly coupled with a low turnout among the young may lead to more ..... Countries such as Angola and Ethiopia have long had high turnouts, but so have the wealthy states of Europe.

www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/voter-turnout-united-states

Nov 6, 2016 ... Low voter turnout in the United States has confounded politicians, activists and academics seeking to reverse a trend that puts the country ...

www.minnpost.com/eric-black-ink/2014/10/why-turnout-so-low-us-elections-we-make-it-more-difficult-vote-other-democrac

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 ...

www.bbc.com/news/election-us-2016-37634526

Oct 28, 2016 ... But turnout could be as low as 50%. Why do so few people vote? ... Media caption Australia discuss whether mandatory voting would work in ...

www.washingtonpost.com/news/worldviews/wp/2016/11/10/even-in-a-historic-election-americans-dont-vote-as-much-as-those-from-other-nations

Nov 10, 2016 ... Yet there are also a number of areas where the two votes don't look so alike. And one may be especially surprising: Turnout. Yes, despite the ...

onlinepoliticalsciencedegree.eku.edu/insidelook/what-causes-low-voter-turnout-united-states

Nov 1, 2016 ... There are a number of theories to explain why voter turnout is so low in the U.S. One theory argues that voting is “irrational” in the sense that the ...

www.fairvote.org/what_affects_voter_turnout_rates

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 ...

www.oxfordhandbooks.com/view/10.1093/oxfordhb/9780199235476.001.0001/oxfordhb-9780199235476-e-7

Why is American voter turnout declining? And does low turnout really matter? This article specifically deals with these questions. It also explores American voter ...

fortune.com/2016/04/04/why-americans-dont-vote

Apr 4, 2016 ... During the last presidential election in 2012, about 56.5% of all voting-age Americans made it to the polls to cast their vote. That share of ...