Question: It is often said that people do not participate in politics because they can’t, don’t want to, or nobody asked. Please write an essay explaining how these factors play into explaining why many people don’t vote, but alternatively why some groups of people vote at high rates, whereas other vote at such low rates. Finally, explain the different tactics candidates can use to mobilize voters and whether/how they are effective.
Style and requirements: 3-5 pages in length, double-spaced, citations are not required, but if used, must be properly cited using APA format.
Grading Rubric: (total 20 point)
10 points- explain voting and participation from the perspective of can’t, don’t want to, and nobody asked *3 point deduction for excluding any of these
5 points- discuss the demographics of who participates in politics and who does not
5 points- discuss the tactics candidates can use to mobilize voters and whether and how they are effective.