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Voter Turnout by State
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Factors Decreasing Turnout Youthfulness (18-24) Increasing % of Youth Non-white Increasing % of Minorities (SES) Less Educated Poor
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About half of the people vote in American presidential elections, and even less in off year elections. Many believe it is do to voter apathy, and demand.
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