Texas Government 2306 Writing Assignment The impact of public policies that increase or decrease voter participation
Texas Government 2306 Writing Assignment: The impact of public policies that increase or decrease voter participation
A writing assignment is a requirement in Government courses. As per syllabus, completion of a writing assignment is essential to satisfactory outcome of this course. It is due Saturday, April 11th at 11:59pm
This writing is worth 100 points toward your final grade.
This writing assignment must be minimum of 600 words and a maximum of 1200 words.
The paper must be double-spaced typed.
This writing must be in APA format (no abstract required), provide a works cited page and utilize a minimum of 3 credible sources. (if not familiar with APA formatting click here)
This assignment is used for a college-wide state required assessment.
First: Choose one of the following public policies from the list below to create a 5 paragraph paper. (i.e. Introductory paragraph and 1 paragraph per number which adequately addresses the prompt, then a conclusion paragraph).
Voter Rights Act
Help America Vote Act
Voter ID laws
Second: Address each of the 5 prompts found below. Use a full and complete paragraph for each prompt:
Set up what the paper is about
Make sure to discuss voter turnout.
Offer some statistical analysis on voter turnout to demonstrate this is a relevant topic
Describe the policy chosen above. Give background such as when and why was it created (historical context)?
How might this policy negatively affect voter turnout currently and/or in the past?
How might this policy positively affect voter turnout currently and/or in the past?
Summarize what was stated in the previous paragraphs
Which side of the argument do you ultimately fall on? Does it hurt or help voter turnout?
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