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Founding Principles: American Governance in Theory and Action (Chapter 9--Electoral Behavior and Voter Turnout)

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In this episode, Dr. Andrew Rudalevige examines electoral behavior and trends in voter turnout. Through a study of foundational documents like the Constitution, particularly the Bill of Rights, students learn about how the right to vote has changed over time, the forces that push people toward and away from the voting booth, and the power of political ads to shift public opinion. Part of the "Founding Principles: American Governance in Theory and Action" series.

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