(NPR) Nonvoters: The Other Abstinence Movement

To many Americans, the right to vote in a presidential election is a sacred and precious opportunity. To others, the right to not vote is just as meaningful. And they exercise it.

In just-released data, the Pew Research Center reports that about 43 percent of Americans of voting age in 2008 didn’t participate in the presidential election.

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One comment on “(NPR) Nonvoters: The Other Abstinence Movement

  1. Br. Michael says:

    If you no longer think that the US Government is legitimate under the Constitution then there is every reason not to vote. To vote would be to lend legitimacy to a system that you do not think is legitimate.