Thu, Oct 7, at 3: Ina surge of new and newly-energized voters helped propel Barack Obama into the White House. Voter turnout was the highest in 40 years. Texas has ranked near the bottom of the states in voter turnout for years.
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Why Does Texas Have Such a Low Voter Turnout? Voting is the corner stone of democracy, but voting isn’t very popular in Texas. The state is consistently among the five worst states for voter turnout and if more people did vote then perhaps public policies in Texas would be less extreme.
One non-profit non-partisan group wanted to find out.
Texas is the second-largest U.S. state, after Alaska, with an area of , square miles (, km 2).Though 10% larger than France and almost twice as large as Germany or Japan, it ranks only 27th worldwide amongst country subdivisions by initiativeblog.com it were an independent country, Texas would be the 40th largest behind Chile and Zambia..
Texas is in the south central part of the United. - Causes of Low Electoral Participation in the United States In any Democracy, voter turnout is important as a measure of how truly democratic the election was, the more people that do vote, the more democratic the election.