If you wanted to prove the United States is suffering from low voter turnout, a calculation based on which population would yield the lowest voter turnout rate?
- registered voters
- voting-eligible population
- voting-age population
- voters who voted in the last election
What characterizes those most likely to vote in the next election?
- over forty-five years old
- income under $30,000
- high school education or less
- residency in the South
Why do Belgium, Turkey, and Australia have higher voter turnout rates than the United States?
- compulsory voting laws
- more elections
- fewer registration laws
- more polling locations
What recommendations would you make to increase voter turnout in the United States?
To increase voter turnout in the United States, I would suggest these options: move to all-mail voting, hold elections on weekends, automatically register voters, and pass federal law that further reduces impediments to voter registration.
Why does age affect whether a citizen will vote?
If you were going to predict whether your classmates would vote in the next election, what questions would you ask them?
I would ask them their age, educational level, interest in politics, income level, and whether they voted in the last election.