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What if we held an election and everybody came?
Aired 10/31/1996

As we get close to election day, the issue of voter turnout will be a topic of critique and discussion. For the outcome of every election depends on who shows up. It is said that too few Americans vote and voter turnout will be very low in 1996.
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  Benjamin Ginsberg
    director of the Center for Governmental Studies at Johns Hopkins University, co-author of Politics by Other Means
  Roger Davison
    professor of government at the University of Maryland
  Andrew Kohut
    director of the Times Mirror Center for the People and the Press

Originally Aired: 10/31/1996

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