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NNN0LHI Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Nov-09-06 09:28 PM
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32. Voting requires a minimal amount of thinking which some are not up to
Scary isn't it?

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  -Why did 60% of the voters stay home? hedgehog  Nov-09-06 01:41 PM   #0 
  - It was the midterms  Horse with no Name   Nov-09-06 01:42 PM   #1 
  - midterm elections traditonally bring out less voters than presidential  WI_DEM   Nov-09-06 01:43 PM   #2 
  - Voting is for geeks, man.  bryant69   Nov-09-06 01:44 PM   #3 
  - In Oregon with mail-in ballots, voter turn-out was almost 70%  FightingIrish   Nov-09-06 01:46 PM   #4 
  - Is voting an Oregon thing or so more people vote when they can  hedgehog   Nov-09-06 02:26 PM   #15 
     - Maybe. I used to be an OR voter.  quantessd   Nov-09-06 02:32 PM   #17 
     - That's it. I want it too!  Red Right and BLUE   Nov-09-06 03:35 PM   #22 
        - As I recall, it was a ballot measure back in the 90s.  quantessd   Nov-09-06 03:46 PM   #24 
     - vote-by-mail upped statewide turnout by about 25%  0rganism   Nov-09-06 03:34 PM   #21 
     - Each envelope is signed and the signature is checked against the database.  Oregonian   Nov-09-06 03:38 PM   #23 
  - Most Americans today are complacent and lazy.  AndyA   Nov-09-06 01:46 PM   #5 
  - I bet if they had some sort of incentive people would show up...  unpossibles   Nov-09-06 01:46 PM   #6 
  - Arizona tried that.  quantessd   Nov-09-06 09:21 PM   #31 
  - Most of America is completely oblivious.  jaxhud   Nov-09-06 01:48 PM   #7 
  - Hi jaxhud!!  newyawker99   Nov-09-06 04:51 PM   #29 
  - working three minimum wage jobs  leftofthedial   Nov-09-06 01:49 PM   #8 
  - if the Draft is ever re-instituted, that's your draft pool  npincus   Nov-09-06 01:50 PM   #9 
  - Election Day should be a Nat'l Holiday. Those who want to vote, but work 3 jobs would be able to.  Justitia   Nov-09-06 01:53 PM   #10 
  - We actually had over 56 percent in Michigan turn out  SharonRB   Nov-09-06 02:01 PM   #11 
  - It appears the turnout rates are based on Voting-Eligible Population  whistle   Nov-09-06 02:04 PM   #12 
  - Same reason 45% stayed home in McGovern vs. Nixon  skipos   Nov-09-06 02:05 PM   #13 
  - If I had moved lately...  stillcool47   Nov-09-06 02:08 PM   #14 
  - Republicans have convinced everyone that all politicans are as bad  ComerPerro   Nov-09-06 02:27 PM   #16 
  - Let's hope Nancy Pelosi keeps the Democrats in the news  hedgehog   Nov-09-06 03:15 PM   #19 
  - They were freepers who knew they were going to lose.  Xenotime   Nov-09-06 02:36 PM   #18 
  - Cuz they don't want to vote, it bores them, scared of Jury duty, have  emulatorloo   Nov-09-06 03:31 PM   #20 
  - I have actually had people tell me that they won't vote because  myrna minx   Nov-09-06 03:50 PM   #25 
     - Guess they shouldn't drive either then.  BadgerKid   Nov-09-06 03:55 PM   #26 
        - I know, it's such a bizarre excuse. n/t  myrna minx   Nov-09-06 03:57 PM   #27 
           - I convinced a non-voter to vote in 2004  emulatorloo   Nov-09-06 04:58 PM   #30 
  - Since the people of this country have always had the right to vote  Lindacooks   Nov-09-06 04:10 PM   #28 
  - Voting requires a minimal amount of thinking which some are not up to  NNN0LHI   Nov-09-06 09:28 PM   #32 

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