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Hope All You Want, Voter Turnout Won’t Change




Posted by Steve Woodhead Categories: Elections, History

Barack Obama

Despite all the talk about having a candidate that inspired the youth vote, brought out the black vote out in droves, and was one-half (or four-fifths, or the whole enchilada, depending on who you’re reading) of the most fevered and costly campaign in US history, America watched the election with bated breath, and voting day finally yawned, scratched itself, and rolled over.  In other words, it mustered only the energy to increase the voter turnout by a fraction of a percent.

Ouch.

Read More | CNN

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