The U.S. elections information clearing house last week issued guidance to mitigate public health risk during voting due to the Coronavirus.
Voter Turnout articles on Democracy Chronicles
Voter turnout is about the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election and can be based on who is eligible to vote, something that varies by country. Also see our section on American democracy and our articles on Voter Suppression or Voter Access.
Stacey Abrams lost the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial but fights for voter turnout. She’s asked blacks to ‘overwhelm the system’ to thwart voter suppression.
Many people are still disillusioned with voting or face barriers… So if you want to take action before the 2020 election, now is the time to start.
West Virginia is moving to become the first state to allow people with disabilities to use technology that would allow them to vote with their smartphones.
Democracy Counts is a nonpartisan hi-tech startup that has developed election watchdog apps which it will share with volunteer election auditors in 2020.
Together with Kitsch and When We All Vote, stylist Justine Marjan has launched a “vote” bobby pin, donating all proceeds to help increase voter turnout.
Study on the effects of voting costs—specifically, distance to polling location—using geographic discontinuities.
Majority of Africans believe democracy remains the best form of government and free, fair and multiparty elections remain the ideal way to choose leaders.
Despite growing inequality worldwide, ordinary people have three specific, significant and actionable forms of equalizing power: time, one vote and numbers.
Number of Americans with physical or mental disabilities who turned out to vote surged in the 2018 midterm elections, they still lagged far behind turnout.