Should Citizens Be Required to Vote?
In some countries, citizens are required to vote in elections, but in the United States, citizens are free to choose not to vote. This had led to low voter turnout in many elections, and some people think making voting mandatory for American citizens would help the democratic process. Why do they believe this, and why do others strongly disagree with them? Readers explore these opposing points of view through unbiased main text, fact boxes, vibrant photographs, and a helpful graphic organizer. This creative look at democracy around the world encourages the development of informed opinions and critical-thinking skills.