News tagged with voter turnout

Turnout for mayoral elections abysmally low

A new study released Thursday by researchers at Portland State University—part of its Who Votes for Mayor project—detail the shockingly low voter turnout that is now typical in elections for mayor across the United States. ...

dateOct 27, 2016 in Social Sciences
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The role of genes in political behavior

Politics and genetics have traditionally been considered non-overlapping fields, but over the past decade it has become clear that genes can influence political behavior, according to a review published online August 27th ...

dateAug 27, 2012 in Social Sciences
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