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The Advantages of Absentee Ballots

Absentee ballots enable voters to make informed decisions, especially about local elections and measures which nobody has heard of. Continue reading

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Examining Turn-Out by Race in California

California constitutes one of the most diverse states in the United States. Here is how the Census estimates its population composition: California’s Ethnic Composition Asian 12.7% Black 6.6% Hispanic 37.0% Mixed 2.6% Native American 1.2% Pacific Islander 0.4% White 41.7% … Continue reading

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Why College Students Don’t Vote – Some Anecdotes

College students, and young people in general, are famous for their low voting turn-out. In the 2010 midterms, an estimated 20.9% of 18 to 19-year-olds voted – far below the estimated 51% who voted in the 2008 presidential election. 18-to-29-year-olds … Continue reading

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