The country’s most widely adopted reform designed to make voting easier may lower the chances that an individual voter will go to the polls, according to a new study.
Latinos made up a slightly larger share of the total voter turnout in the mid-term election of 2006 than they had in the mid-term election of 2002.
Latinos made up a slightly larger share of the total voter turnout in the 2006 election than in 2002; but, a new Pew Hispanic analysis finds, the Latino vote continued to lag well behind growth of the Latino population primarily because a high percentage of the new Hispanics in the U.S. are either too young to vote or are not citizens.
That's the percentage of U.S. adults who used the internet during the 2006 midterm election campaigns to get political news and information and to discuss the races through email. And the number of Americans using the internet as their main source of political material doubled since the last mid-term election, rivaling the number from the 2004 presidential election year.
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Americans flocked in record numbers to their favorite media sources for political news last fall. In this report, fans of newspaper, TV and online news sites tell how and why they differ.
That's the portion of campaign internet users -- adults who used the internet during the 2006 midterm election campaigns to get political news and information and discuss the races through email -- who also used the internet to create and share political content. These creators are particularly active in every type of online political activity.
Twice as many Americans used the internet as their primary source of news about the 2006 campaign compared with the most recent mid-term election in 2002.
64% of registered voters received recorded telephone messages in the final stages of the 2006 mid-term election.