(Solution) Poli 330N Week 4 Discussion 1: “Petition the Government for Redress of Grievances”

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 11, 12, 13
  • Lesson
  • Additional scholarly sources you identify through your own research

Initial Post Instructions
Analyze why older, white adults vote in elections more than other groups while describing how each political party cultivates voters and the role an interest group plays in turning people out to the polls.

You can explore political voting data at the United States Census Bureau’s website here: https://www.census.gov/topics/public-sector/voting.html (Links to an external site.)

Use evidence (cite sources) to support your response from assigned readings or online lessons, andat least one outside scholarly source.


Elections are usually decided by the people who show up at the polls. Taking this into consideration, Magstadt (2017) has argued that a wide range of socioeconomic factors such as race, gender, geographic location, and social status significantly affect the participation rates in elections. Research has established that in the United States, the oldest citizens are typically more likely to cast their votes, which in turn give them political clout beyond their numbers alone.  This is attributed to a wide range of factors. One of such factors is protecting social security and Medicare. On this, most of the senior citizens in the country have vested interested in protecting the valuable benefits that they receive from the federal government (Brandon, 2012). However, these benefits are not experienced by younger people, which…Please click the Paypal icon below to purchase full solution for only $5