Poll: Will young people vote?
This week’s poll question asks readers if the push to get younger voters to the polls will work.
Go to http://www.aspentimes.com, on the left side below the news carousel, to find this week’s question and the results of previous polls.
Last week’s poll question — “Do you plan to vote in the upcoming election?” — brought in 617 votes. Nearly 85 percent, or 522 votes, chose “Yes, of course.” Another 12 percent, or 71 votes, selected “What election?” Three percent, or 16 votes, chose “No, I only vote during presidential elections.” And the remaining 1 percent, or 8 votes, chose “If I get around to it.”
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