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Midterm Elections of 2006
A look at the midterm elections of 2006.
# 131424 | 2,500 words | 5 sources | APA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in Political Science (Election and Campaigns)

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This paper explores the midterm elections of 2006 and the lack of participation by the vast majority of eligible voters. The paper further suggests that the same number of people that were guaranteed the right to vote by the XV, XIX and XXVI Amendments to the Constitution choose not to participate in the elections because they were too apathetic. The paper concludes by stating that the elections were decided by only a few of the eligible voters.

From the Paper:

"In these elections, only 41% of the eligible voters chose to participate. Nearly 60% of the eligible population was disenfranchised by choice. A democracy is a form of government where the majority rules, and selects the leaders. In the case of the American Democracy, the majority of the electorate is not interested in participating in the process. Either by design or apathy, the lack of participation is hardly noticed. The right to vote for all was a long and hard fought battle. For a long portion of the history of the United States, many were not allowed to participate in the..."

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