Experts Say People Don’t Vote in Nonpresidential Elections
October 7, 2022
Even with the midterm elections quickly approaching, according to WRTV, election experts still expect voter turn out to be about 20 percent lower than it is during presidential election years. In Indiana voter turnout is much lower than in other parts of the country.
Citizens & Scholars President Rajiv Vinnakota recently spoke with WRTV about why voter turn out might be lower.
Read the full article.
Rajiv Vinnakota is the President of the Institute for Citizens and Scholars which focuses on civic learning and education. He says many Americans are disillusioned with politics in general.
“We know that most people don’t understand how our government functions,” Vinnakota said. “Our voting levels are usually 50 percent or lower. There is a lot of loss of trust and loss of hope in democracy right now.”
Why don't more people vote in Indiana?
“Our voting levels are usually 50 percent or lower. There is a lot of loss of trust and loss of hope in democracy right now.”
Get More News
Join our mailing list to get more news like this to your mailbox.
Support Our Work
Help us invest in the talent, ideas, and networks that will develop young people as effective, lifelong citizens.Ways to Support Us