The change to make Election Day a national holiday must be implemented in order to not only increase voter participation, but also to ingrain the very concept of democracy into the American people.
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 Election Reform in America and our articles on Voter Suppression or Voter Access.
It is not yet clear whether voting technology actually does spur greater voter participation
Most expensive race in House history turns out nearly 58 percent of Georgia district’s voters
Oregon’s success with an automatic voter registration system has led to a wave of new legislation
The Automatic Voter Registration Act of 2017 seeks to fix a major barrier to higher voter turnout
Automatic voter registration in Illinois is set to boost voter turnout and realign the political balance
A rainy election day puts people off venturing outdoors and heading to the polling station
Boosting voter turnout should be a bipartisan effort but one party remains opposed to solutions
Bid to hike 2% voter turnout for fire-district elections in New Jersey by moving them to November
What’s going to be problematic is getting the youth to come back into politics following the 2016 election. Many people will turn to apathy based on the results. However, no fight truly ends after a defeat.