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Who Votes Now?
Who Votes Now?: Demographics, Issues, Inequality, and Turnout in the United States | Jan E. Leighley, Jonathan Nagler
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Who Votes Now? compares the demographic characteristics and political views of voters and nonvoters in American presidential elections since 1972 and examines how electoral reforms and the choices offered by candidates influence voter turnout. Drawing on a wealth of data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey and the American National Election Studies, Jan Leighley and Jonathan Nagler demonstrate that the rich have consistently voted more than the poor for the past four decades, and that voters are substantially more conservative in their economic views than nonvoters. They find that women are now more likely to vote than men, that the gap in voting rates between blacks and whites has largely disappeared, and that older Americans continue to vote more than younger Americans. Leighley and Nagler also show how electoral reforms such as Election Day voter registration and absentee voting have boosted voter turnout, and how turnout would also rise if parties offered more distinct choices. Providing the most systematic analysis available of modern voter turnout, Who Votes Now? reveals that persistent class bias in turnout has enduring political consequences, and that it really does matter who votes and who doesn't.
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It‘s time to vote for the #LittensLoveRomance August #Bookclub read! Thank you so much for all of your great suggestions - if yours didn‘t make it on the list this time, don‘t worry, I‘ve got it in my back pocket for another time. https://forms.gle/ZyP9hV9rxL9V8QCu8

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MeganAnn Voted! ✅ Some great choices on this list! 1mo
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peanutnine Voted! Thanks for organizing this ☺️ 1mo
robinb Not sure where I've been... 😆 but just saw this. Can I join in? 1mo
StayCurious @robinb absolutely! Anyone can join any time! 1mo
Kelly_the_Bookish_Sidekick Voted! I'll be starting Boyfriend Material tomorrow and getting caught up. 1mo
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Laughterhp So I‘m not a part of this group, but would like to be! I just voted, hopefully that‘s okay 😬 1mo
StayCurious @Laughterhp absolutely! Anyone can join anytime! 1mo
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