Sunday, November 29, 2015

What Can Get Voters Back to the Polls For Elections?

We always hear about how voter turnout for each election is remarkably low, that people just do not seem interested in participating in our democracy. It is amazing in a sense, since people the world over have long fought for, and even died for, the struggle just to get the vote.

Now, we have a system where voting feels like part of the problem to people, rather than part of the solution.

It is exactly how things are not supposed to be.

So, how do we get things turned around? That becomes the question, rather than simply growing more depressed, or panicking about how things always just seem to get worse and worse and worse (which is the impression that some people undeniably have).

Below is a link to an interesting article that has an idea for what might bring people back to the voting booths.

The Big Idea That Could Bring Disaffected Voters Back to the Polls by William Greider, November 20, 2015:

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