The Importance Of Voting In The United States

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Should voting be mandatory for all U.S citizens above voting age? Yes, because that’ll make elections truly valid. In the United States we are required to attend school, pay taxes and perform jury duty. Is voting less important? My competitors say it’ll increase the number of uninformed voters which will lead to worse policy making but I think it’ll motivate more people to learn what they’re voting on. There has been a trend of decreasing voter turnout in most established democracies and America is no different. The United States falls short of a lot of advanced democracies. 25% of all democracies in the world have compulsory voting to some extent. In 1924 Australia made it mandatory that all eligible citizens to enroll and vote in
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