Voter Turn Out

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Voter Turn Out

Postby Cachasa » Tue Dec 20, 2011 8:59 pm

In Canada and apperetly the US too there is an increasing problem with younger people not voting. What do you think the problem is?
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Re: Voter Turn Out

Postby nimby » Tue Dec 20, 2011 9:14 pm

All politicians lie and do what ever they want anyway, so it doesn't matter who votes or not.
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Re: Voter Turn Out

Postby DeckApe » Thu Dec 22, 2011 9:30 am

Sometimes it seems that way.

In the USA, I would suspect that it has something to do with the 18-25 year-old voting block has grown up with George W. Bush, Enron, Halliburton, and Big Oil all engaged in their bedroom politics in a more ostentatious fashion than those of us slightly older than said group are used to, which in turn I suspect leads to a certain amount of disenchantment--they're going to do what they want anyway.

Could just be the decline and fall of the empire, too. I wouldn't write that off.
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Re: Voter Turn Out

Postby olywaguy » Sat Oct 20, 2012 12:35 pm

Washington State is an all-mail state. We begun to receive our ballots and people will begin to vote right away. It is going to be interesting to see who benefits from this early voting.

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