Better UTAH Communications Director Isaac Holyoak talked low voter turnout in a Salt Lake Tribune op-ed over the weekend. He suggested that low voter turnout can’t be solved by arguing among the experts. We need to ask Utahns their particular reasons for voting or not voting if we are to improve voter turnout in Utah.
Why is voter turnout so low in Utah? The truth is, we don’t know. I am unaware of any definitive, large-scale study to determine why or why not Utahns choose to vote.
The full op-ed can be found here.