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Pew Research Center: U.S. voter turnout trails behind most developed nations

In 2012, 53.6% of all Americans eligible to vote participated in the Presidential election, significantly fewer than the 87.2% of Belgians who participated in Belgium's most recent national election. What accounts for low voter turnout in the United States? This 2016 Pew Research Fact Tank feature compares voting and registration data from the thirty-five nations that are part of the Organization...