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Compulsory voting is controversial, but would represent a move towards genuine democratic empowerment

Trevitt, Vittorio (2014) Compulsory voting is controversial, but would represent a move towards genuine democratic empowerment. Democratic Audit Blog (03 Sep 2014). Website.

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Abstract

Britain has been blighted by steadily declining turnout over a number of election cycles, with a competitive 2010 election being unusual in seeing turnout actually increase. Vittorio Trevitt argues that compulsory voting would increase engagement and actually empower voters, with criticisms of the notion generally missing the mark.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: http://www.democraticaudit.com/
Additional Information: © 2014 Democratic Audit UK; Online
Divisions: LSE
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HM Sociology
J Political Science > JC Political theory
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
Sets: Collections > Democratic Audit Blog
Date Deposited: 14 Aug 2015 12:37
Last Modified: 27 Jun 2020 23:08
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/63171

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