Voter Apathy and Income Disparity
in the United States
Income disparity is a global problem: 225 of the world's richest people are as rich as the world's poorest 2.7 billion people
More Americans consider themselves "lower-class", according to a poll conducted in 2008 and 2014.
BostonVOTE, a non-profit organization designed to get Boston citizens to the polling booths, assisted in getting lower class citizens out to vote. It serves as an example of how proper organization can help to mobilize voters.