The general election is on Tuesday, Nov. 4 and many voters will, once again, fail to show up at the polls. For non-presidential elections, it seems that we
are a stuck in the "less than 29 percent turnout doldrums." The numbers aren't much better for presidential elections.
Voter turnout numbers continue to dwindle while voter registration rises (ever so slightly). It is a conundrum that professional observers continue to scratch their heads over.
Pennsylvania has 1.13 million registered voters who do not identify as Democrats or Republicans. That represents about 13 percent of all registered
In the five counties of southeastern Pennsylvania (Bucks, Chester, Delaware,
Montgomery and Philadelphia) registered voters who do not identify as
Democrats or Republicans jumped from about 346,000 to more than 371,000
over the last four years. According to voter records, during that ...