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Making Voting More Convenient

Disingenuous legislators around the country are passing laws (under the guise of guarding against voter fraud, which is almost nonexistent) that create new barriers to voting. But here’s an approach that actually increases voter turnout, by up to ten percent.

When cities place “Big Box” voting places where they’re convenient — where people are already driving and shopping (say Walmart) — citizens are more likely to vote, say the authors of a new study. There is also, they say, an economic benefit to fewer, but more accessible polling places. Read more in Futurity. 


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