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SECTION 4 PGS. 141- 144 NON-VOTING
WHY PEOPLE DO NOT VOTE Cannot Voters- do not vote because they cannot vote: ~ barred from polls in every state ~ physically disabled ~ mental hospitals ~ in prison
ACTUAL NONVOTERS Convinced they don’t make a difference Satisfied with political world Distrust politicians
Election procedures are a pain Bad weather “time zone fallout”
FACTORS AFFECTING TURNOUT Lack of interest (apathy) Indifference More competition in election the higher the turnout *1992 Clinton vs Bush
WHO VOTES? Generally: *Higher level of income *Education *Occupational status
*Integrated into community life *Party identification *Believe voting is important
WHO DOES NOT VOTE? Generally: *Younger than 35 *Single *Unskilled *Live in South & rural areas
Citizen participation and voting
Chapter 6 Voting.
Voter Behavior Chapter 6 section 4.
Unit 4: Voter Qualifications & Voter Behavior
Voter Behavior Carl Johnson Government Jenks High School.
Voters and Voter Behavior Chapter 6
Chapter 6 Voters and Voter Behavior Steve Splan Steven Aurit Sherry Ball Ben Gartland.
Monday, November 7 Today: Voters and Voter Behavior – Issue – Property Ownership and Voting – Lecture Notes on History of Voting Rights Thursday *Quiz.
Chapter 6 VOTERS AND VOTER BEHAVIOR. 1- Voting rights came in the 1800’s- Each state at a time eliminated property ownership and tax payment qualifications.
VOTER BEHAVIOR. idiotes—those that did not vote or otherwise take part in public life millions of Americans don’t vote!
Voters and Voter Behavior
Voting in the United States. The American Electorate Over 230 million people eligible to vote Not always that easy: Religious Qualifications (1810) Property.
The Constitution and the Right to Vote
26K Things that influence Voters: Nonvoters: Cannot voters (otherwise voting) Suddenly had to travel on voting days Are resident aliens (barred from.
Journal You are putting together a time capsule that will be buried in your backyard for 500years. The capsule is about the size of a large suitcase. What.
Voter Behavior (6.4). Non-voter Problems Size 2000 Presidential Election – million voted/205.8 million eligible voters = 51.2% Do you really have.
The Right to Vote The Framers of the Constitution purposefully left the power to set suffrage qualifications to each State When the Constitution went into.
Lesson Objectives: By the end of this lesson you will be able to: 1.Examine the problem of nonvoting in America. 2.Identify those people who typically.
The Right to Vote The success of a democratic government depends on popular participation – voting is the key. “Suffrage”: the right to vote (“franchise”).
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