America From Scratch

Should we make voting mandatory?

08/13/2018 | 8m 56s Video has closed captioning.

Imagine being required to vote by penalty of law. Sound a little extreme? Maybe. But for other countries around the world, it’s a reality, and it helps get people to the polls. Meanwhile, in the U.S., only 55 percent of eligible people cast a vote for president in 2016.

Aired: 08/13/18

Rating: NR

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