Rudalevige on Monkey Cage: Who Are the Voters?

Founding Principles Chapter 9: Electoral Behavior and Voter Turnout from Bowdoin College on Vimeo.

Who votes and who doesn’t vote in US elections? What factors influence voter turnout and what factors affect voter choices? These are the questions addressed by Thomas Brackett Reed Professor of Government Andrew Rudalevige in his latest contribution to the Monkey Cage, a political science blog published by The Washington Post.

Over the summer The Monkey Cage is regularly publishing an episode per week of Founding Principles, a series of short videos presented by Rudalevige explaining how American government works. The latest episode—the ninth of fifteen—asks “who votes, and why?”