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    International IDEA
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    International Idea (September 1, 2007)
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    140 pages
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This report examines efforts made around the world to stem or reverse the decline in voter turnout, and to attempt to. .The Structure of This Book 1. Theories of Democracy 2. Why Voter Turnout Varies 3. The Issue of Young Voters 4. Practical Concerns for Government

This report examines efforts made around the world to stem or reverse the decline in voter turnout, and to attempt to maximize turnout at electoral events of all types, including elections, referendums and citizens’ initiatives. Practical Concerns for Government. II. Initiatives and Activities. 1. Information Campaigns (‘how’) 2. Advertising Campaigns (‘why’) 3. Grass-roots Movements 4. School/Mock Elections and Other Special-purpose Educational Programmes 5. Entertainment 6. Inducements.

Through the database, International IDEA provide a resource that not only creates awareness about the extent of people’s participation . Engaging the Electorate: Initiatives to Promote Voter Turnout From Around the World. PUBLISHED: 01/01/2004.

Through the database, International IDEA provide a resource that not only creates awareness about the extent of people’s participation in elections, but also helps electoral stakeholders to make informed policy decisions and programmatic choices to improve the legitimacy of the electoral process. Voter Turnout in Western Europe since 1945: A Regional Report.

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The past several decades have witnessed a general decline in voter turnout throughout the world, and, while there is little agreement as to what specifically constitutes a good level of turnout, recent declines in many countries have.

The past several decades have witnessed a general decline in voter turnout throughout the world, and, while there is little agreement as to what specifically constitutes a good level of turnout, recent declines in many countries have raised concern among governments, non-governmental organisations, and citizens. The past several decades have witnessed a general decline in voter turnout throughout the world, and, while there is little agreement as to what specifically constitutes a good level of turnout, recent declines in many countries have raised concern among governments, non-governmental organisations, and citizens.

International IDEA Engaging the Electorate: Initiatives to Promote Voter Turnout from Around the World (International Idea Handbooks). ISBN 13: 9789185391912. Engaging the Electorate: Initiatives to Promote Voter Turnout from Around the World (International Idea Handbooks).

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International IDEA and the European Commission’s Directorate-General. Higher voter turnout is often a sign of the vitality of democracy, while lower turnout is usually associated with voter apathy and mistrust of the political process. for International Cooperation jointly organized a round table launching a discussion on the impact of AI on and AI-sensitive EU policy and programming related to democratic development.

International IDEA's headquarters are located in Stockholm. World Heritage Encyclopedia is a registered trademark of the World Public Library Association, a non-profit organization. Approximately two thirds of its roughly one hundred staff members work there. The rest are based in the field offices: in Accra, Brussels, Cairo, Kathmandu, La Paz, Lima, Pretoria and San José. International IDEA also has a permanent representative to the United Nations based in New York City. The current secretary general is Vidar Helgesen since 2006.

International IDEA uses two measures: the number of registered voters and estimated voting age population . This table is based on voter turnout as a percentage of registered voters, which may explain some apparent anomalies.

International IDEA uses two measures: the number of registered voters and estimated voting age population (VAP). Information on the number of registered voters has been compiled from electoral management bodies around the world and an estimate on voting age population has been made using population statistics from the United Nations. Further information on the methodology can be found on page 9. There are advantages and disadvantages in using either of these calculations as the basis for turnout statistics.

4 Handbook Series The International IDEA Handbook Series seeks to present comparative analysis, information and insights on a range of democratic institutions and processes. Handbooks are aimed primarily at policy makers, politicians, civil society actors and practitioners in the field. They are also of interest to academia, the democracy assistance community and other bodies. International IDEA publications are independent of specific national or political interests.

Drawing on a bevy of case studies, this practical resource examines some of the strategies currently utilized by electoral authorities and nonpartisan groups worldwide that are designed to reverse the recent global decline in voter turnout. Six practical approaches to increasing voter participation are examined in-depth: information campaigns; advertising campaigns; grassroots movements; mock elections in schools and other educational programs; inducement programs; and entertainment activities aimed specifically at young people. Voter turnout data from national elections worldwide from 1945 to 2006 are also included.