With the upcoming 2020 election, the right to vote and otherwise participate in politics is as important as ever. In this research, I have examine the relationship between trust in government, political efficacy, participation in politics, and poverty to study why those in low-income households have lower rates of political participation and offer solutions to raise the rate of participation.
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Cain, Melanie, "Trust, Political Participation, and Poverty: The Effects of Poverty on Political Behavior" (2020). Honors Projects. 490.