Voter Participation: What’s Missing is Information
Most turn-out-the-vote campaigns assume that non-voters are apathetic and need to be nagged to vote. That’s not true. In these videos of typical voters and non-voters, you’ll find the real barriers include a lack of objective information, distaste for political squabbling, and feelings that they have no control.
The stereotype of undecided voters in the 2020 Presidential election is that they’re uneducated on issues and disengaged from politics. That’s not true. We asked undecided voters to speak for themselves, and found that they’re deeply independent, deeply dismayed over the toxic culture in American politics, and are approaching their voting decision in that context.
Everyone is suffering differently from the pandemic, depending on factors like health, work situation, number of kids at home, and personality. Two people living next door in similar circumstances might have wildly different stress levels. In this article we’ll hear from people experiencing high and low hardship, and learn why they’re stressed.
If you asked a dozen regular people in the US what they want to say to the rest of the country, what do you think you’d hear? What issues would they raise? How angry would they be? Reality may surprise you. See their videos here.
The United States is not as polarized as you think it is. The shrill voices that dominate discussions online are actually a very small percent of the population. Join us and get to know the real America, through the voices of regular people.