Officials hope that education efforts can help resolve some voters’ doubts about the security and reliability of the electoral system.
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.
The Era of Easier Voting for Disabled People Is Over
“Thanks to absentee ballots, drop-off boxes, curbside voting, people with disabilities turned out in record numbers in the 2020 election”.
Pay People To Vote
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.
Questions About Seattle’s ‘Democracy Voucher’ Program
Seattle’s democracy voucher program is a trailblazer but there are important questions that need to be answered about that program.
To Win Texas, Democrats Must Do Better In Rural Counties
Democrats can once again win Texas with a combination of the right strategy, maxed out Black and voter registration, and excited voter turnout.
Study: Spike In Heart Problems Ahead Of 2016 Vote
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.
Europeans Vs American Thinking On Mandatory Voting
In three key European states a majority of adults back compulsory voting but opinions in the United States are far more divided.
How Ranked Voting Gives Voice To Diverse Electorate
Many people are starting to see ranked voting as a game-changer. It can, among other things, give voice to a diverse electorate.
Reprehensible 4.8 Voter Turnout In Ohio Town
In an Ohio town’s primary election on Tuesday, only a reprehensible 4.8 percent of registered voters participated in local decision-making.
Restoring Trust In Democracy Through Election Transparency
After the Jan 6 insurrection and recent state attempts to limit voter access, Congress must help restore trust in US democracy.