James Chaney

Not Yet Registered to Vote? In Most States There’s Still Time, But You’d Better Hurry

Posted on 10/8/2012 by | Politics | Comments

Bulletin Today | PoliticsOne strange and sometimes troubling thing about American democracy is that a lot of us don’t participate in it. According to a 2006 Pew Research Center study, about one in five adults aren’t registered to vote, and another 23 percent are “registered but rare” voters, who hardly ever show up at the polls. It’s as if we’ve forgotten that there were was a time, not that too long ago — 1964, to be exact — when three American heroes named Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael …