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Computational Modeling of Government Policy to Attain Long-Term Higher Voter Turnout for Sustainable Democracy

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ABSTRACT

People power is the fundamental concept of democracy and power of the people is exercised though voting. People decide who should be elected to make decisions for them. However, if people do not properly participate in the voting process and only two-thirds of all eligible voters participate in an election, the democratic institution loses its credibility and becomes vulnerable. This paper investigates various changes in voting institutions throughout the USAwith a simulation model that analyzes the efficacy of such methods to attain higher voter turnout.

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M. Rahman, "Computational Modeling of Government Policy to Attain Long-Term Higher Voter Turnout for Sustainable Democracy," American Journal of Computational Mathematics, Vol. 3 No. 2, 2013, pp. 99-103. doi: 10.4236/ajcm.2013.32016.

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