Unformatted text preview: Income- Money buys time b.iv. Efficacy(not demographic but personal) the way you understand politics and want to affect politic b.v. Partisanship very important. Country is becoming more independent b.vi. Social involvement (e.g. church membership) b.vii. Habit c. Excitement: close election, high medica attention d. Overt stimulation: mobilization by parties, mobilization by candidates 6. Why does the US have unusually low turnout levels? a. Registration laws b. Diffuse responsibility (accountability is low) c. Veto votes d. No strong working class party e. High percentage of those ineligible to vote f. Frequency of election (we vote for many different offices)...
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