Friday, March 25, 2011

Contented Citizens Vote Against Change

From the March 24 issue of Science Daily:
"US citizens who have a high quality of life are more engaged in the direct democracy process, according to Ryan Yonk from Utah State University and Professor Shauna Reilly from Northern Kentucky University in the US. Their study, looking at the effects of quality of life on voter participation in direct democracy elections, demonstrates that quality of life is a strong predictor of voter turnout."  Read the complete article
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