James Nachtwey, Voting lines, San Salvador, March 1982 (425.2005)

Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Lines of people waiting to vote in the presidential election, Mexico City], July 7, 1940 (2857.1992)

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [Line of South Korean farmers walking to village office to vote for country’s President and Vice President in first vote held in battle torn republic], 1952 (1722.2005)

Margaret Bourke-White (1904-1971), [South Korean farmers waiting to vote for country’s Presidential and Vice Presidential candidates in first vote held in battle torn republic], 1952 (1721.2005)

Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Man inserting paper ballot in ballot box, Italy], 1948 (2010.93.970)

Jacob Riis (1849-1914), Patriotic Election in Beach St. School, ca. 1890 (242.1982)

Robert Capa (1913-1954), [Man voting in the election run-offs that would put into power the leftist-liberal Popular Front coalition government, Saint-Denis, France], May 1936 (2443.1992)

In the U.S. approximately 60% of eligible people vote in presidential elections. The amazing website from The International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance, has a comprehensive international database of voter turnout.

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