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One of the Lowest Voter Turnouts in History

Voter turnout has been on the decline over the last few years. Various reasons and factors are affecting election turnout and why voters aren’t showing up to the polls; candidate appeal, voter ID restrictions and laws, political party struggles… The list goes on. But in a data report by compiled by Michael McDonald of the… Continue Reading

Evolution of Voting Machines

As citizens of the United States, it is important for all of us to understand the history of our country’s democracy. Though we all take US History in high school, there is a historical story that most of us probably don’t know.   The history of voting goes far back in time, though the history… Continue Reading

History of Voting in America

  Voting has evolved in many ways throughout American History. From the very first colonists at Jamestown, to women’s voting rights, the election system has changed quite a bit! The First Vote: One of the very first actions taken by colonists in their New World was to institute leaders by way of elections. After escaping… Continue Reading