Compulsory Voting Essays
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Voting and participation in politics have always been essential in Democracy. In an article called “Democracy in Brief” there is a section that talks about where the word Democracy comes from and best explains what Democracy is, and that specific section of the “Democracy in Brief” article states that “ Democracy, which derives from the Greek word “demos,” or “people,” is defined, basically, as government in which the supreme power is vested in the people. In some forms, democracy can...
Have you ever sat down and wondered how many people in The United States are voting? Well, maybe we should it would make a huge difference our country. Voting is an important thing we can do as citizens. It could help us voice our opinion on the people and things in the US. We should have mandatory voting because it could address issues in politics, help citizens pay attention to elections, bring citizens together and increase voter turnouts. Although mandatory...
Why could this be a big issue? The decline of voting numbers in America, particularly in the youth ages 18-25, affects Americans in many long lasting ways. In 2016, just 43% of young adults between the ages of 18-29 voted, and in 2014 only 16% (Hartsoe, 2018). Young Americans in this age range hold a significant amount of the voting population. In 2016, Americans between the ages of 18-29 made up of almost half of the voting population (9 Reasons...