Not Voting: What's Your Excuse?
by SavvyRoo on Jan 31, 2015 | Views: 84 | Score: 0
|Percent of nonvoters that didn't vote because... Too busy / Conflicting schedule||17.5|
|Illness or disability||14.9|
|Didn't like candidates or campaign issues||12.9|
|Out of town||8.8|
|Inconvenient polling place||2.7|
When it comes to voter turnout, the United States ranks rather poorly compared to other wealthy democratic nations. But what are the reasons why people aren't voting? According to the US Census Bureau, the most prominent excuse for an individual's absence at the voting booth is that they were simply too busy.