Unformatted text preview: Voter Apathy in the US- Compared to other industrialized countries, voter turnout rates in the U.S. are the lowest. There are three major reasons: 1) Most American voters believe (correctly or incorrectly) that their vote does not count or matter; they feel powerless to Political Action Committees. 2) There are two major political parties (republican and democratic) which represent a coalition of interest groups. 3) Voluntary registration for voters and bureaucratic constraints involved in registration may turn away many potential voters....
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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