“Thanks to absentee ballots, drop-off boxes, curbside voting, people with disabilities turned out in record numbers in the 2020 election”.
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.
A coupon for every qualified voter who votes is an example of a fiscal carrot to encourage voting: Fill out a ballot and get a check.
Seattle’s democracy voucher program is a trailblazer but there are important questions that need to be answered about that program.
Democrats can once again win Texas with a combination of the right strategy, maxed out Black and voter registration, and excited voter turnout.
A study probes the link between the nature of political ads to stress levels, finding a spike in heart problems ahead of the 2016 vote.
In three key European states a majority of adults back compulsory voting but opinions in the United States are far more divided.
Many people are starting to see ranked voting as a game-changer. It can, among other things, give voice to a diverse electorate.
In an Ohio town’s primary election on Tuesday, only a reprehensible 4.8 percent of registered voters participated in local decision-making.
After the Jan 6 insurrection and recent state attempts to limit voter access, Congress must help restore trust in US democracy.
Local elections in April usually draw a small turnout, but a small Missouri town set a new low this week when none of its 70 people voted.