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Our Executive Order

Our Executive Order

Our Executive Order
28 min2020 SEP 29
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In this podcast, Nathalie, Chelsea and Jude talk about what their experience with voting was like growing up and also touch on the importance of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. They also discuss voter turnout and make predictions for voter turnout in the upcoming election. Special thanks to Eva Sáuve for our intro music!

Topics Covered

0:50 The Importance of Studying Voter Turnout

2:15 Who Votes and Who Doesn't?

5:53 Why is Voter Turnout So Low? 

12:27 What Increases Voter Turnout?

18:00 Voter Turnout Predictions in This Election

Additional Sources

MIT Election Data: Voter Turnout https://electionlab.mit.edu/research/voter-turnout

Men and Women Voter Turnout https://www.pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2020/08/18/men-and-women-in-the-u-s-continue-to-differ-in-voter-turnout-rate-party-identification/

Midterm Voter Turnout https://www.npr.org/2018/11/08/665197690/a-boatload-of-ballots-midterm-voter-turnout-hit-50-year-high

Wisconsin Primary High Voter Turnout https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2020/04/15/wisconsin-primary-had-extraordinarily-high-voter-turnout/


Tune in next week as we will be discussing voter suppression.