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Only 29% of US Population (42% of registered voters) Participated in 2010 Mid-Term Elections

Posted by Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4 — According to the Associated Press, 90 million Americans — only 42% of registered voters — pulled the lever for a congressional candidate on Tuesday. That’s just a hair under 29% of the US population of 310.6 million.

“So much for the consent of the governed,” says Thomas L.… Read more ...

Ⓧ Voters: it’s not apathy, it’s non-consent

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Ⓧ VOTERS: IT’S NOT APATHY, IT’S NON-CONSENT

Coming out of the 2010 mid-term elections, it’s too early to compile exact statistics — but odds are a majority of Americans didn’t cast ballots on Tuesday.

Some are disenfranchised by age restrictions, incarceration or other legal obstacles.… Read more ...