2016 Election Turnout: Nearly Half of Eligible Voters Effectively Voted For No President- Americans waking to election illusion??

Posted: November 13, 2016 in Uncategorized

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Trump selected by 25.5% of eligible voters due to low turnout.

Finding Truth In an Illusory World

no-voteBy Ryan Banister

Nearly half of all eligible voters did not vote, according to The United States Election Project. Out of 231,556,622 in the Voting-Eligible Population (VEP), there were only 131,018,000 ballots counted.

When compared with the 2008 and 2012 elections, we see almost 9 million less people voting in 2016:

If you count minors and mentally handicapped people, a majority of people in this country effectively voted for no president. If there were anything remotely democratic about this system, we should not see any president elected at all.

Of course, this begs the question, what could possibly grant a person the so-called right to rule others?

Can a majority create the right to rule…

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Comments
  1. ebolainfo says:

    46.9% did NOT consent, did not partake in the ritual to embolden the criminals!

    • Interestingly, ebolainfo, that number is slightly less than the 50% of the electorate who identify themselves as “independent” – ie who have no voice because they reject both major political parties.

  2. If our vote counts and we elected not to vote because of what our options were, then why was this election not ruled, null and void by the sheer numbers of voters who refused to partake in this farce? This is exactly why we must surely realize now that our votes(or non-votes) have never mattered.

    We The People spoke and who is listening? Exactly!

    I voted by NOT voting because there was no alternative. I refused to vote for that corrupt war criminal Hildabeast and at the same time, I refused to vote for a misogynistic, insane, childish bigot! I chose to abstain rather than have my conscience ‘stained’ by having voted for one of those two vile creatures!

    • I’ve always favored Ralph Nader’s view that the only fair election in a representative democracy is one that includes “none of the above” on the ballot. In the New Zealand Green Party, we have the option “re-open nominations” in all our elections as part of our constitution. We’ve used it in two national elections since I’ve been a member.

  3. Alan Scott says:

    American democracy. And they have the gall to criticise Turkey!

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