The Importance Of Voter Participation In The United States

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The dispute between rather or not the voting age should be lowered to 16 is questionable. On one hand you have veteran voters that believe it should not. With the possibility of it lowering the percentage of voting participation. Also, you have the youth that wants to be included. It may not be benificial to all.

From 1948 to 2012 voter participation has changed very little. 51 percent to 62 percent is a small increase in 64 years. In 2012 The United States voter anticipation was 38 percent. Were as most voters were elder voters. 62 Percent of younger voters did not go to the polls at all.

Belgium has the highest voter turnout at 93 percent. When The United States is a mere 38 with many active voters, declining to vote. If we
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