Just got this rather stunning email from Bob Hall and Democracy North Carolina.
MOST CITIZENS NOT VOTING IN NORTH CAROLINA
Young Adults More Likely to Be Binge Drinkers Than Voters
A new "Civic Participation Index for North Carolina" shows that only two out
of five adults [40.8 percent] bother to vote in the typical state election.
The Index says that young North Carolinians age 18 to 25 are half as likely
to vote as their grandparents -- and more likely to engage in binge drinking
than participate in elections.
And it says more men own guns than cast ballots.
For the Release and Index, go to:
Also, here's a state-by-state chart for voter turnout, 1984-2004:
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