Why is it compulsory to vote?

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There is nowhere in the United States that it is compulsory to vote. Compulsory voting is most common in South America. Australia may be an exception;

a democracy with compulsory participation in voting, and with enforcement. Several European countries and some of the Pacific island nations have compulsory voting, but often do not enforce it.

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In most countries there is no compulsion to vote.

Is it a crime not to vote in Australia?

No it is not a crime not to vote but is compulsory and can be met with a fine if you are registered and don't vote.

What country makes you vote?

It is compulsory to vote in Australia, and maybe in other countries.

Is voting for a prime minister voluntary or compulsory?

It is compulsory. In Australia if you are registered to vote and live at the address where you are registered to vote it is compulsory. If you don't vote you will get a please explain note. which is easy enough to answer with some excuse like I was out camping and far away from any voting place.

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The age that we can vote is 21 years and above.It is compulsory to vote it you already 21 or above

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No it is compulsary for Australian citizens to vote in Australia.

Who is required to vote in the US?

No one. Voting is not compulsory in the US.

How much does it cost to vote?

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Is it compulsory to vote in Russia?

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Why do you have to vote if you are over 18 years of age?

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