The Research Design Associates Blog

(US Census)

Economy's impact on voting rates

Voters who generally ignore presidential elections are active during poor economic times. The US Census Bureau breaks down the reasons why people did not vote from time conflict, illness, difficulty in registering and not interested. t has been interesting over the last two weeks to see the onslaught of Facebook posting on the elections during the conventions and a couple people deciding not to logon for the past two weeks to avoid it.

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9.10.2012