Read Stuff, You Should: If Everyone Voted

Jonathan Bernstein's morning links.

1. If everyone voted in U.S. elections…very little would change. John Sides at the Monkey Cage reports what, among political scientists, is close to conventional wisdom. Some caveats: As John notes, there could be complicated second-order effects. For example, even if there were no difference in who wins elections, politicians might forge different relationships with constituents if all of them voted. Also, it's a lot harder to know what would happen in dismally low-turnout elections, such as many local races.

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