Presidential elections in the U.S. - reasons for not registering

Reasons for not registering for the presidential elections in 2008 among citizens in the United States

Presidential elections in the U.S. - reasons for not registering This statistic shows reasons for not registering for the presidential elections in 2008 among United States citizens. 46 percent of the respondents said, that they were not interested in the elections.
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Reasons for not registering for the presidential elections in 2008 among citizens in the United States

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Percentage of respondents
Not interested in the election/not involved in politics46%
Did not meet registration deadlines14.7%
Not eligible to vote 8.6%
Other6.1%
Permanent illness or disability6%
Don’t know or refused 5.7%
Did not know where or how to register4.2%
My vote would not make a difference 4%
Did not meet residency requirements3.5%
Difficulty with English1.4%
Percentage of respondents
Not interested in the election/not involved in politics46%
Did not meet registration deadlines14.7%
Not eligible to vote 8.6%
Other6.1%
Permanent illness or disability6%
Don’t know or refused 5.7%
Did not know where or how to register4.2%
My vote would not make a difference 4%
Did not meet residency requirements3.5%
Difficulty with English1.4%
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This statistic shows reasons for not registering for the presidential elections in 2008 among United States citizens. 46 percent of the respondents said, that they were not interested in the elections.
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