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Election and Democracy
United States
Voter turnout in the national election56.8% (As of March 2020)
[28/36countries]
Extent to which people think that it is important, in order to be a good citizen, always to vote in elections5.96 (2014)
[9/26countries]
% of those who think that the last national election was honest regarding the counting and reporting of the votes67.8% (2014)
[16/26countries]
% of those who think that the last national election was fair regarding the opportunities of the candidates and parties to campaign71.1% (2014)
[4/26countries]
% of those who think that referendums are a good way to decide important political questions53.3% (2014)
[23/26countries]
% of those who are proud of their country in the way democracy works80.2% (2013)
[5/26countries]
% of those who think that giving people more say is the most important aim of the country out of maintaining national order/ giving people more say/ fighting rising prices/ protecting freedom of speech36.9% (2010)
[5/25countries]
% of those who think that protecting freedom of speech is the most important aim of the country out of maintaining national order/ giving people more say/ fighting rising prices/ protecting freedom of speech15.6% (2010)
[5/25countries]
Extent to which people think democracy works well in their country today5.86 (2014)
[12/26countries]
Extent to which people think democracy worked well in their country 10 years ago6.25 (2014)
[12/26countries]
Extent to which people think democracy will work well in their country 10 years from now5.39 (2014)
[10/26countries]
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33
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8
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