New Millennium (1989-2022)

History Voter Turnout United States

The History of Voter Turnout in the US

The 2020 election in the United States produced the highest voter turnout rate in over 100 years. However, when looking at the history of US voter turnout in every historical presidential election, even the 2020 election is dwarfed. Measuring voter turnout is more difficult than one might imagine. Scholars debate which metric is even best …

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U.S. Debt to GDP ratio by year budget deficit

U.S. National Debt to GDP Ratio by Year (1929-2022)

One indicator that economists use to measure the relative health of an economy is the national debt to GDP ratio. If this ratio is within an ideal zone, a country is set for growth. However, if the ratio is above a certain level, a country could suffer negative effects. The U.S. debt to GDP ratio …

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