Voting Is A Tremendous Gift Essay

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Voting Although young people are registered to vote, they are less likely to vote than older people. Accordingly, the Center of Voter and Democracy reports that young people are much less likely to vote than older ones. From 1972 to 2012, citizens 18-29 years old turned out to vote at a rate 15 to 20 points lower than citizens 30 years and older. Women voter turnout has surpassed men’s in every presidential election since 1980. Some reasoning behind this may be that because some women spend more time with teachers, eldercare workers, health-care providers and other people who are employed, reimbursed or tightly regulated by the government. This additional exposure to government could make the potential outcomes of elections more impressive. Also a part of information that holds interesting is that older women are actually less likely to vote than older men. Having the right to vote is one of the most important rights granted by the United States Constitution. Voting is a tremendous gift. Although explanations from some young people are they do not have much at stake in society, or what difference does it make, my vote doesn’t count anyway, however, perhaps the most depressing explanation is that in many places, young people do not feel that there is anyone worth voting for. Imagine being called to fight, kill and even die for your country, and then on the other hand not be allowed to vote. Throughout most of American history, 18-year-olds fought in our…

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