Today, voters in Mississippi, Kentucky, Ohio, and West Virginia cast ballots for gubernatorial and state elections.

 

Anger at government is high. Congress’ job approval rating stands at a dismal 11%, yet voter turnout over the past few election cycles has remained low, hovering around 40% in the 2010 elections. Despite their dissatisfaction with government, most Americans choose to stay home for elections.

 

Share your thoughts: As Americans, do you think that if a citizen doesn't go out and vote, they can be legitimate in criticizing government?

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