Barriers and Disenfranchisement: The MOVE Act



Participation by American military personnel in elections has been minimal for most of the history of the United States. Prior to World War II, with the exception of the Civil War, the principal reason for that lack of participation was disinterest, either active or passive, on the part of the public, politicians, and legislators. Military personnel during that period were often isolated from the public and had little incentive or opportunity to vote.


Presidential Election Military Personnel Local Election Political Efficacy Presidential Commission 
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