voters' legs and a dog visible under voting booths outdoors

Where Have All the Voters Gone?

Thursday, September 14, 2017
7:00 pm
Shideler Hall 32

Many Americans express frustration and concern about poor and decreasing voter turnout rates in local and national elections. Discussion about why citizens aren’t voting tends to focus on voter attitudes toward politicians and politics, and on the implications of a disengaged voting populace for the future of our democracy. Given these concerns: What, if anything, should be done to increase voter participation? What are the key elements of a “healthy democracy”? Sponsored by the Office of Community Engagement and Service.