You’re vote does count!

According to the polling site FiveThirtyEight.com, the chance of your vote deciding the election is one in 10 million, even if you live in a swing state like Virginia or Colorado. Why bother voting at all? In 2004, Slate‘s resident mathematician, Jordan Ellenberg, crunched the numbers and explained why voting does make rational sense. The article is reprinted below.

Read full Slate articel here.

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