Increasing Voter Turnout

A look at how to increase voter turn-out.

This paper looks at the problems involved with getting voters out to the polls. The author provides many suggestions in an attempt to get more people to the polls — especially younger voters.
?My vote doesn’t really count.? Though there are others, this is one excuse often used by non-voters. Even with all of the excuses, there are ways to increase voter participation. Some ways include limiting the length of time a candidate can run, not allowing the media to tally votes until all votes are in, stopping negative ads, incentives, changing the voting day, getting students and younger people involved, and most importantly, a combination of suggestions.