Project 3 - Turnout has definitely declined according to the graph median turn out has dropped around 13 The trend has been generally negative but

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Project 3 1. . Y axis indicates the number of states with the particular percentage of turnout and X axis indicates the actual percentage of the turnout for the states. 2.
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3. Interpretation: The mean of the turnout percentage was significantly lower then the median turnout rate indicating that there is a high variability in the turnout rates of outlier states. Moreover the quartile ranges as well standard deviation indicates that the variability for group of most states is fairly close and does not vary by great amounts. 4. 5. a. b.
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b. States that are down are Mississippi and Georgia. Top is Idaho and New Hampshire. Typical turnout states would be like New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Highest turnout is Idaho lowest is Mississippi. c and d. Techniques 1 &2
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Unformatted text preview: Turnout has definitely declined according to the graph median turn out has dropped around 13%. The trend has been generally negative but there is a slight rebound in the most recent election. 3. a. b. c. d. Generally states with previous high turnout rates have slightly declined but remain with high turnout. California meanwhile has had a substantial decline in voter turnout roughly 13+ percentage points. Alaska has meanwhile seen in increase in turnout while Hawaii has declined. Some factors that could explain differences could be economic development, decline in education quality, the introduction of immigrant populations, civil rights era and other governmental changes in voting processes which could affect turnout. 4. a.b.c. d....
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This note was uploaded on 03/05/2008 for the course POL SCI 6 taught by Professor Denardo during the Winter '08 term at UCLA.

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Project 3 - Turnout has definitely declined according to the graph median turn out has dropped around 13 The trend has been generally negative but

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