Melanie Reyes-Mackliff - Mandatory Voting - Mandatory Voting Nowadays there are people who tend not to vote because of a few of the following reasons

Melanie Reyes-Mackliff - Mandatory Voting - Mandatory...

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Mandatory Voting Nowadays, there are people who tend not to vote because of a few of the following reasons: they don’t know who to vote for, they have no knowledge of how to vote, or going to the voting place is a hassle for them. The reason there should be mandatory voting because there will be a better outcome for the country and the candidates running. In the 1920’s, Australia the voter’s turnout was less than 60 percent. As a solution in 1924, Australia adopted a law that requiers all citizens to present themselves at the polling place
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Unformatted text preview: on Election Day. People would just vote for whoever and probable let someone who is unfit to run be elected. According to the document, it states, “The Australian experience suggests that when citizens know that they are required to vote, they take this obligation seriously. Their sense of civic duty makes them reluctant to cast uninformed ballots and inclines them to learn at least the basics about issues, parties and candidates”. This proves that people will not care enough about what they are voting for....
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