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The U.S. is its own worst enemy when it comes to voter turnout

During his keynote address at Howard University’s commencement earlier this month, President Obama touched on one of the biggest challenges facing the 2016 election.
“This is the only advanced democracy on Earth that goes out of its way to make it difficult for people to vote.”
Between strict voter ID laws, disappearing voting sites, and the fact that we vote in the middle of a work week, it’s almost as if the U.S. is its own worst enemy when it comes to citizens exercising their right to vote. Why is it still so complicated for people to simply cast a ballot? Here’s a look at America’s flawed voting system.

The U.S. is its own worst enemy when it comes to voter turnout

During his keynote address at Howard University’s commencement earlier this month, President Obama touched on one of the biggest challenges facing the 2016 election.
“This is the only advanced democracy on Earth that goes out of its way to make it difficult for people to vote.”
Between strict voter ID laws, disappearing voting sites, and the fact that we vote in the middle of a work week, it’s almost as if the U.S. is its own worst enemy when it comes to citizens exercising their right to vote. Why is it still so complicated for people to simply cast a ballot? Here’s a look at America’s flawed voting system.

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