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Why is there a decline in voters?

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In the last two general elections, only about 60% of registered voters have actually gone to the polling booth, a significant decline from the typical post-war turnout of around 75%. Evan Davis visits Riverside, a constituency with the lowest turnout in the last election.

You can see a full list of Riverside candidates here .

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