4 things to consider before you vote for any presidential candidate
March 1, 2016 - Uncategorized
When any American enters the voting booth, he (or she) is free to cast his private ballot for any candidate he favors. On the surface, this seems rather obvious, and easy. We each privately vote for the candidate we wish to support. We choose based on our preferences, so we vote correctly, right?
Well, maybe not. Over the past 10 presidential elections, an average of 26% of voters admit to voting incorrectly — that is, for a candidate who doesn’t actually match their political beliefs or expectations. In primaries, when candidates all share the same party affiliation, the percentage of incorrect votes is far higherIn primaries and elections, many people aren’t getting what they think they’re voting for. Read more…