For the presidential election coming up, one group urged to vote are of the younger generations. The voter turnout total for this generation is about 16%. Many don’t vote, due to the idea that their vote has no impact or makes no difference in the elections. They also believe that the elections are full of corruption, and have a lack of representation for them. Many too also don’t get involved in political issues, as they feel no need. These are all factors that cause voter-turnout to be so low for this generation.
However, it feels like times are changing. The article, “Could Young Voters Decide the Presidency?” it states the movements that have been mobilized today by the younger generations show great potential for a higher voting turnout. These generations seem to be looking for more involvement in politics. This could completely change the results of the elections if they were to all collectively vote. They could be the force to elect the president who they feel would represent them the best as American citizens.
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