The Decline Of The Voting System

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Elections have been held around the world throughout history. The first kind of elections is dated back early as Ancient Rome and Ancient Greece era. The current concept of modern representative democracy, elections has been operating since the early 17th century. Elections are a way for the people to vote for a candidate; who best fit their interest, party’s interest or community’s interest. Electoral systems are a detailed constitutional arrangements. Voting systems convert the votes from the people into a political decision. Elections are in many forms of government, focusing on the different election system by looking at pre-2010 OECD member countries in the dissertation. Hence all elections vary around the world, even though countries …show more content…
The thought being presented is voter turnout could be at an all-time low in countries as a result of the electoral system. Turnout could increase again or turnout can keep declining where turnout comes to a certain point in countries’ election could no longer play a role to have political knowledge. Will take a look at voter turnout in 30 countries electoral system in legislative elections from mid-1940 to the current …show more content…
Chapter 1 talks about the groundwork of theoretical thinking of past research in articles and books have been done on voter turnout and electoral system, but more specifically about research ideas of voter turnout decline. What could happen with elections in a distant future? This will get a grasp of other people’s thinking on the issues of turnout and electoral system and their thoughts on voter turnout issues the countries are facing. Thought of the variables going to be presented to the research question. Chapter 2 will explain the different kind of electoral systems, each country has and about voter turnout. This could be a reason for the voter turnout decline depending on what electoral system a country have. Other reasons why voter turnout could be decreasing in countries will be addressed. The data being used is voter turnout in elections will focus starting the mid-1940 to the present. Chapter 3 shapes the research design of presenting the research question being presented throughout the

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