Just Because You Care About Politics Doesn’t Mean You’ll Vote In A Local Election

Tuesday’s voter turn out of 17.2 percent in Allegheny County was slightly down from four years ago and about 6 percentage points down from eight years ago.

But in a climate of heightened political awareness, that has some scratching their heads.

“Clearly nonprofits and community organizations have our work cut out for us in terms of helping to make clear the importance of local elections,” Just Harvest spokeswoman Emily Cleath said….

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Publish Date: 05-17-2017

News Outlet: 90.5 WESA FM

Author: Mark Nootbaar

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