One main reason why it is important to vote because many people gave up their lives in order for our freedom to vote, but many americans are not using that privilege i feel like that is really wrong because people gave up their lives. That is why the best reason for mandatory voting has nothing to do with today's politics it's about redeeming the central promise of american citizenship generations marched, fought and died for the right to vote. If you don't exercise your right to vote, then you have no say in anything the government does and by that is meant that if you don't like something they do, then you can't complain because you have no right or voice if you don't vote. The big idea why prisoners deserve the right to vote giving inmates the vote isn't just constitutionally the right thing to do, it could also help the country solve one of its most intractable.
Every general election nearly 14 lakh soldiers/sailors and airmen, 9 lakh personnel of the para-military forces and their families are effectively denied their basic democratic right to vote. Share why more than 80 million americans won't vote on are only part of the reason people don't vote 2) many americans simply don't think voting matters to vote if they think their. I'm writing a paper about why 18 year olds should register and exercise their right to vote the reasons that i already have consist of 1 if less and less people exercise this right to vote, it could eventually lead to the corruption of our government. The 1957 civil rights bill aimed to ensure that all african americans could exercise their right to vote it wanted a new division within the federal justice department to monitor civil rights abuses and a joint report to be done by representatives of both major political parties (democrats and republicans) on the issue of race relations.
It is important for people to vote in elections because it is a basic right and doing so increases the chance of electing someone who will represent their views in the 2016 elections, nearly 43 percent of eligible voters did not exercise their right to vote, according to the washington post of the. Since black americans have been monolithically voting for the democratic party for 40 years, those numbers are actually a terrific argument for voting republican. Not everyone participates, however, even though all citizens should exercise their right to vote and be heard there are many people who choose not to vote and for many different reasons. American citizens should not be required to vote because some citizens will just vote as a requirement and not because they are interested or care about the issues presented on the ballot and because it will be hard to set a punishment if someone does not vote.
Your vote is your future, yes, people should be forced to give votes, they should have the ability to think for whats better for them, it is these people most of the time who dont vote and then through out the leadership of the ruler they are complaining about the leadership qualities of the ruler. If the 18-year-olds get the vote, it will come through no effort of their own those who oppose the age lowering cite the lack of agitation to show that the 18-year-old is not ready for the vote. In a democracy, we all get to exercise our right to vote, and it becomes a very sloppy process, i think, when we're equating public safety questions with fundamental rights of citizenship. Some experts argue that young americans with such potential for affecting political change don't exercise the right to vote as often as they should many even suggest that the voting age should be lowered in an effort to promote earlier voting among teenagers and young adults. Top 10 reasons to exercise your right to vote if past practice holds, more than 1 million fewer people will vote than in presidential elections.
Us citizenship grants most the right to vote in american elections, and many new citizens cherish this right here are some of the reasons that they stand in line, and why you might want to do so as well. For a country so fiercely protective of freedom, the fact is that that we don't exercise the rights that are denied to many around the world maybe we simply don't have enough reasons to vote luckily, the independent voter network has prepared a list of 50 reasons why you should vote. If more americans pondered this simple question they would have a more clear understanding of why those brave men who came before us risked their blood, treasure and sacred honor to create the greatest nation on earth.
In a 2013 study in the american journal of political science, burden and his colleagues showed that over the 2004 and 2008 presidential elections, allowing people to register to vote at the polls. But many of the same people will not wait 10 minutes to exercise their right to choose their government leaders besides, a 2014 gao report suggests it doesn't really take too long to vote just too busy. Here's a simpler way to explain low turnout in 2014: americans can overcome most of their reasons for not voting if they are actually motivated enough but interest in the 2014 election was lower. Fifty years after the civil-rights march in selma, ala, americans in the four us territories still cannot vote for president, the congressional representatives of the territories write in a.
The whole meaning of the government shall be for the people, of the people, and by the people will lose its meaning if people are forced to exercise their right to vote but even then it wouldn't be a right, but a must. The most frequent primary reason for failure to exercise their franchise, cited by 328% of the female respondents, was general indifference to politics or to the particular election that year (172% of men gave the same explanations.
Exercise the influence that god has given you through our unique system of self-government if you fail to vote conscientiously for godly rule, evil will increase in our nation when rulers are wicked, their people are too (proverbs 29:16. White male who could not own property , womne, african americans males, native americans males, and people under the age of 21 years of age true or false - do most state allow individuals convicted of a serious crime the right to vote. I was frustrated, because i just wanted to legally become an american and earn the right to vote — something that so many natural-born americans take for granted, even long after they turn 18.