Group 1:Chapter’s 8 & 9Cassandra Abrego, Joshua Gale, Kaley Irle, Bach Truong,Zachary Vera
Forms of Political ParticipationTraditional:●Ballot voting●Working on a politicalcandidate's campaign●Rioting and the more sociallyaccepted form ofparticipation protestingDigital:●The news and social media●Signing of an online petition●Visiting the campaignwebsite of a politicalcandidate
Who Participates?Peoples involvement inpolitics is dependent on amajority of pros and consthat affect their lives-46750ac30723
Chapter 8: Political Participation and VotingBEING ABLE TO VOTE:●In most democratic countries, residents are automatically registered to vote inelections at adult age. In the United States, citizens must actively register tovote and, in most states,must do so in advance of the election. (sometimes30 days before hand)
Chapter 8: Political Participation and VotingWho votes affects who is elected and what issues politicians put at the topof their agenda. Voters tend to be to be more affluent, educated, and older thanthan non voters.WHO VOTES MATTERS:●The United States has a relatively low voter participation, setting it apart fromother democracies in the developed world. In 2008 it was one of the most high-turnout presidential election and only 62 percent of americans voted, and in2016 the turnout rate was 59 percent who voted.