Turnout

Prediction

  1. What do you think turnout means? Pro tip: turnout, not turn up!!!!

  2. Use turnout in a sentence.

  3. Think of an example of turnout in current events:

  4. Find an image of turnout:

Fun Fact

Definition

Turnout: Voter turnout is the percentage of eligible voters who cast a ballot in an election. Eligibility varies by country, and the voting-eligible population should not be confused with the total adult population. Here's a list of some things that affect voter turnout.

Sentence

Voter turnout varies between countries, and within countries, from one year to the next. In recent decades, the voter turnout in US presidential elections has averaged about 50% of the voting age population.

Example

Using Tech, Data to Increase Voter Turnout

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Question

  1. What is one reason that the US has a low voter turnout compared to other wealthy countries?

  2. Within the US, what are some groups of people who turn out at a higher rate than others?

  3. What is the main difference between turnout, turn up, and turnt?

  4. Explain turn up to your teacher?

  5. What would be one way to increase voter turnout in the US?