Election Turnout — Other Coverage

Coming up in my series of low voter turnout and the danger it poses for those who want to bring about change will be an examination of the news media.

In the meantime here are some encouraging signs that the editorial side of some local papers recognizes the same problems.

From the Sun Sentinel — (Recognize the lead sentence?)

ISSUE: Important Sept. 5 primary elections plagued by low voter turnout.

Imagine there was an election and nobody showed up. Tuesday’s primary came pretty close.

Full Editorial here.

And find Don Wright cartoon from the Palm Beach Post here.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s


%d bloggers like this: