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Manufacturing Your Apathy, A Case Study: Police & Crime Commissioner Elections

Dangers of voter apathy

Voter apathy may suit the mainstream political parties in the short-term, but the long-term dangers to society could be catastrophic.

The Police & Crime Commissioner elections of November 2012 were momentous for all the wrong reasons. Just 15% of the electorate turned out to vote – the lowest turnout for an election ever. Should we believe David Cameron when he tells us that this was because we, the electorate, did not understand the new role? Continue reading