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Unformatted text preview: life they are not inclined to make time to vote when they feel as if their vote does not count. Realistically, what I believe can be done to increase voter turnout is not require registration such as in the state of North Dakota. Or allow registration on the day of the election such as Minnesota. As expected, within these states voter turnout is not only higher than average, but younger and less affluent voters turn out in larger percentages. Another possibility would to make employers allow their eligible voters to go out and vote without the deduction of pay. Another realistic approach to raise voter turnout is to increase the knowledge of students about voting and explain why their vote matters....
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- Spring '07