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Why voting should be compulsory in the United States

Last election—the 2014 midterms—brought only 37% of Americans to the polls. The United States lags behind most other developed nation in the percentage of population that votes.

How can we fix that? Here’s an idea so crazy it just might work: make voting mandatory. Fusion’s Nando Vila explains how that idea could pan out.

Why voting should be compulsory in the United States

Last election—the 2014 midterms—brought only 37% of Americans to the polls. The United States lags behind most other developed nation in the percentage of population that votes.

How can we fix that? Here’s an idea so crazy it just might work: make voting mandatory. Fusion’s Nando Vila explains how that idea could pan out.

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