On The Sidelines Of Democracy In recent midterm elections, a majority of American voters did not show up to the polls. NPR talked to nonvoters in various states to explore why some can't cast a ballot and why many don't want to.

Merritt Hubert was kicked off the voting rolls in 2015, accused of not living at the address on file (the yellow home on the left behind him). "Basically, I think it's a racism thing," said Hubert. "They want whites to run the town." Asma Khalid / NPR hide caption

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Election Laws May Discourage Some From Voting, Even If They Are Allowed

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On The Sidelines Of Democracy: Exploring Why So Many Americans Don't Vote

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