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Should voting in elections be mandatory?

In the face of growing public disillusionment with politics and a substantial amount of the adult populace who refuse to vote in elections, should voting be mandatory?
Ethics , Politics , Society

Voting should be mandatory.

Mandatory voting would raise participation.

Mandatory voting would increase democratic legitimacy.

Voting is a public good.

Voting should not be mandatory

People should actively want to vote.

People should have a right to opt out of voting.

Many people will pay a fine over having to vote.

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