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Unformatted text preview: Domesticated Issues: Why so many Americans opt not to vote Number of factors: Age: younger people dont vote Why? Income- whether or not have money Tax Brackets- wealthy vote more. Variables Wasps Minorities dont participate as much. Why people dont vote as much according to Cutner 1. fear of the state- antistatism 2. Weakness of political party 3. Lack of influence- do not have proportional representation Lack of confidence in political system Rational choice-individuals- maximize utility. Structurally order Go through process pay off Self interested? Utility: trying to maximize all goals Nature your goals are patriotic duty Local issues Types of voters. Inactive-little education Minority-no participation Compaigners-vote/ campaign. Non partisan-community act- local in non-partison Perocicel partipants Compulsory voting 1. allow voting 2. internet voting 3. AN ATTITUDE...
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