Voter Turnout Analysis

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Amy Alcorn
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Back in 2014 for the midterm elections, the voter turnout ended up being the lowest within seven decades. Less than half of eligible population decided to vote, and it appeared that no state had 60% of their population vote. The voter turnout was very low, and as an overall nation, only 36.3% of the population actually ended up voting. Apparently the main reason for such a low turnout was the negative reaction to the also negative tone of the campaigns for the elections. It seemed to cause a complete lack of interest in all the states and even New York, one of the three largest states, only had 28.8% of eligible population vote.

Voter turnout tends to be getting lower as the years go on, though occasionally

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