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Democracy? 25% Elect Obama (similar To Other Elections)

According to John Locke, “the government is not legitimate unless it is carried on with the consent of the governed.” What constitutes such consent? What percent of the (voting-age) governed would constitute consent of the governed?  Update: Record levels of turnout of 66.5% projected for presidential election of Biden vs. Trump. (Washington Post article). Turnout […]