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    statement to mandatory voting is that it impedes on the Right to Vote. Mandatory voting is effective at raising turnout and reducing turnout inequality. In Australia, the introduction of compulsory voting for Commonwealth elections in 1924 resulted in an increase in the voting levels from 57.9% at the 1922 election to 91.3% at the 1925 election. compulsory turnout had the largest impact on turnout out of a number of factors including the competitiveness of elections, electoral…

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    Voter Eligibility and Registration Voting, which could send a direct message to government about how citizens want to be governed, is at the heart of democracy. Among the thirty-one democracies, the U.S. has been experiencing a relatively low turnout in different levels of elections. The decrease in turnout, as discussed by many communication experts, could be in part attributed to voters’ apathy. Aside from voter attitudes, institutional barriers, such as difficulties of registering,…

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    campaigning and its effect on political participation is a topic that has been widely studied during the last decades in the US, mainly due to the fact that some scholars defend that this electoral strategy threatens American democracy as it reduces voter turnout (Brooks. 2006). This is the case of Ansolabehere et al. (1994), which conducted both an experiment and also an aggregate-level analysis during the senate elections of 1992. The results of the experiment demonstrated that the…

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    Online Voting Issues

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    person. One way to monitor voter turnout and make conjectures on propensity to engage is by analyzing demographic trends. What’s most noticeable is that the tendency to vote differs…

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    Turnout In Elections

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    order to receive a higher turnout in elections? The US has a significantly lower voter turnout when compared to many other advanced nations and I will be exploring, reasons for why this is, as well as possible solutions. The data in this assignment can be easily measured and accessed through prior election data that is given and studied by many political scientists. Party affiliation statistics are easily accessible an have a significant effect in registration and turnout. Census data can also…

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    fallacious declaration due to voter turnout in the country history. The United States voting turnout reach a decreasing rate of 36.4 percent of the voting-entitled population (DelReal). The standard ballot of 2014 has been the lowest since World War II and voting engagement had been diminishing since 1964 , while attaining nearly 49 percent voter turnout…

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    antebellum era is known for being a time of controversy and division leading up to the Civil War. The political atmosphere was unlike what America is experiencing today and has since been heavily debated by historians. Voter turnout seemed to be at an all time high and today’s turnouts pale in comparison. However, the reasoning behind this has yet to be agreed upon. William Gienapp, Altschuler and Blumin, as well as Jon Grinspan have all written comprehensive analyses in attempts to justify the…

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    Young voters aged 18-24 are historically less likely to cast a vote in elections. The percentage of youth who vote is almost little to nothing compared to the percentage of older individuals who turn out to vote. Why is that? Why don 't young people vote? Is there some motivator that would cause a young person to vote? Single issue voting has increasingly become a popular trend in America, could that be a motivator? Robert Winsler’s "The Accidental Motivator: Florida 's Medicinal Marijuana…

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    Mandatory Voting

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    Barack Obama spoke about mandatory voting in the March of 2015, he related, “If everybody voted, then it would completely change the political map in this country,” Voter participation is at an all-time low with only 36.4% of eligible voters casting ballots in the 2014 midterm elections. The problems that arise from low voter turnout are numerous, but the most influential impact from not voting is this – Politicians only care about individuals who vote, and if only certain groups are voting…

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    Linear Regression Model

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    Figure 3 shows the voter turnout in the dataset years as the lines are representation of the countries Figure 4 shows an easier explanation of average of voter turnout for the countries in the dataset. This shows the overall to give the average turnout because figure 4 gives an understanding of this. The countries that have higher turnout are more of List PR and the lower ones are FPTP. An interesting outcome of this looking at the Scandinavian countries all have mostly higher turnout comparing…

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