Where have all the voters gone?

The fracturing of America"s political parties by Everett Carll Ladd

Publisher: Norton in New York

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Everett Carll Ladd, Jr.
LC ClassificationsJK2261 .L343 1978
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiv, 86 p. :
Number of Pages86
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4729563M
ISBN 100393056910, 0393090116
LC Control Number78017595

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He is also the author of Where Have All the Voters Gone: The Decline of American Political Parties, Is Voting For He is an expert on American elections and party politics and is co-author of a popular undergraduate college text on American government, Government in America: People, Policy, and Politics, published by Pearson Longman.3/5.

Although well-written, well-documented, and (as others have pointed out) much more easily read by the layman than many works on the same topic, Wattenberg's book has the same fatal flaw as most: He starts with the questionable assumptions that America's level of voter turnout represents a problem, a crisis, an alarming development, etc., and that greater participation is essential for a Cited by:   Where have all the voters gone.

User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The number of Americans who bother to vote has declined for decades, to the point that the United States has the lowest turnout rate in the industrialized world, save only Switzerland. Where Have All the Voters Gone. A Discussion Guide Source: U.S. Census Bureau, “Young-Adult Voting: An Analysis of Presidential Elections, –” Many Americans express frustration and concern about poor and decreasing voter turnout rates in local and national elections.

Voters, far from simply delighting in civic engagement, were mobilized from above. Steven Rosenstone and John Mark Hansen (political scientists at the universities of Minnesota and Chicago, respectively) have concluded more broadly that mobilization from above, though far from the participatory ideal, "is an essential part of the story of why.

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Where Have All the Voters Gone?, Paperback by Wattenberg, Martin P., ISBN X, ISBNBrand New, Free shipping in the US As the confusion over the ballots in Florida in demonstrated, American elections are complex and anything but user-friendly.3/5(6). Where Have All the Voters Gone. Series by Thomas Patterson Part 1: Where Have All the Voters Gone.

Part 2: Why Do So Many Americans Hate Politics. The article is derived from his recently published book, The Vanishing Voter (Knopf, ). Where Have All. Where Have All the Voters Gone. is a thorough review of the recent academic studies of the question This is a well-organized and well-written book on an important topic.

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Wattenberg’s book is a lucid presentation of new and prior research on an important problem. ” —Robert F. Nardini, Library Journal “ Even as registering to vote has been made easier, Martin P. Wattenberg explains, the decline has continued. Where Have All the Voters Gone.

is a thorough review of the recent academic studies of the. In this timely book, Martin Wattenberg confronts the question of what low participation rates mean for democracy. At the individual level, turnout decline has been highest among the types of people who most need to have electoral decisions simplified for them through a strong party system--those with the least education, political knowledge, and life experience.

Book. Search form. Download PDF Where Have All the Voters Gone. Catherine Bromley. John Curtice * Just per cent of voters went to the polls in the general election, the lowest figure sinceand 12 points lower than the already low figure of per cent recorded in This happened despite the introduction of new.

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Creator. It would be a mistake to blame the recent decline of turnout in many countries on the lowering of the voting age. Mark Franklin is right to point to the problem of a lack of political skills among newly eligible voters in recent years.

Young adults in the 21st century have low levels of newspaper reading, TV news watching, or political knowledge. Of all the world's freely elected legislatures, the House of Representatives has the lowest turnover rate. America's politicians have also managed to Author: Thomas E.

Patterson. Labour’s lost working-class voters have gone for good This article is more than 4 months old. Lacking real debate within Labour, the immigration issue became a symbolic one for voters.

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Where Have All the Voters Gone. Posted on Ma only 53% of eligible voters cast a ballot, with about million of million eligible citizens participating. Compare this to voter turnouts in countries like Belgium at 87%, Turkey at 84% and Sweden at 82%.

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All in all, the campaign preceding the election was hardly visible, lacking any contentious issues. The Results The low intensity of the campaign, which lacked any contentious issues, and its unusually high level of Europeanization may have been the main reasons for the lowest turnout in the history of the EP elections in the Czech Republic.According to the esteemed journalist, Greg Palast, two million voters have vanished from the voting rolls in America.

Where have these people gone? RUSH POST --What we have is a silent kidnapping of Voting Rights in America by the hundreds of thousands. As a journalist, it’s not my job to end these games — that’s your job.Reviewing Where Have All the Voters Gone? for Library Journal, Robert F. Nardini concluded that Wattenberg's "book is a lucid presentation of new and prior research on an important problem." Jack Beatty, in a review posted at Atlantic Unbound, called Wattenberg's book an "X-ray of the body politic and its phantom limbs.".