Unit 5.1 – Why We Vote. Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote. -George Jean Nathan, 1932. Why Elections?. Accountability Forces voters to revisit decision made during incumbent’s term – retrospective.
Bad officials are elected by good citizens who do not vote.
-George Jean Nathan, 1932
Public Information and Input
Local + State Offices
Plurality / First Past The Post
Single Member Districts
Two vs Three Stage Elections
In-Person Voting -- Varieties
Early and Special Voting
Single Issue and Partisan Voters