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Should We Make Voting Mandatory?

August 13, 2018

Video by Josef Lorenzo | Rewire

Imagine being required to vote by penalty of law. Sound a little extreme? Maybe. But for other countries around the world, it’s a reality, and it helps get people to the polls. Meanwhile, in the U.S., only 55 percent of eligible people cast a vote for president in 2016. As we question what our country would look like if we started from scratch, host Toussaint Morrison explores the possibility of mandatory voting.

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