Why do so few people vote in the U.S.?
Government of the people, by the people, will be missing a lot of people Election Day. It’s a persistent riddle in a country that thinks of itself as the beacon of democracy. Why do so few vote? Compare U.S. voting with foreign voting and it’s not a pretty sight. Americans are less apt to vote than are people in other old democracies, in new ones, in dangerous places, dirt poor ones, freezing cold ones, stinking hot ones and highly dysfunctional ones. Full Story