Voter Participation in Elections
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... Participation in Elections By Voting is a democratic right for the majority of the federal governments. The voting exercise is carried out to elect leaders of the state, in schedule drafted on the national constitutions and national laws of democratic countries. Low voter’s turnouts have been witnessed in the recent past, a reason implicated from low voter’s registration among other reasons. Voter turnout is the proportion of the total vote cast out of the total registered voters (Courtney, 2004). This percentage may vary from one country to another For example; in different countries a person eligibility to vote is based on age, race, sex, citizenship and religion. Age and Citizenship are usually...