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October 2, 2013
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Campaigns can affect turnout

Pity poor Pat Hickey, who despite the backlash, did share a measure of truth about the nature of elections in an interview on a conservative radio station last week. Hickey said “A lot of minorities, a lot of younger people will not turn out in a nonpresidential year,” a statement Democrats used to beat him over the head. We’re not going to try to characterize the voters from one election to another, but it’s a fact that off-presidential elections see smaller turnouts. Lots of folks, who vote every four years in the presidential races, are nowhere to be found during …

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The Record Courier Updated Oct 2, 2013 06:21PM Published Oct 2, 2013 09:22AM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.