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On Town Meeting Day, students track democracy itself

On Town Meeting Day, students track democracy itself Burlington Vermont

Vt Digger - - 10:48 am Fri Mar 9th, 2018

A cohort of Vermont college students revived a decades-old Town Meeting Day tradition this week, examining dozens of Vermont towns to see just how democratic they really are.

Using a "democratic index" developed by longtime UVM political science professor Frank Bryan, the students sought to determine the most democratic towns by adding the turnout rate to the participation rate at the meetings.

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Relevant Address(es):
Belvidere, VT 05442 (Set as Local)
Windham, VT 05359 (Set as Local)
Castleton, VT 05735 (Set as Local)
Bennington, VT 05201 (Set as Local)
Uvm, VT 05405 (Set as Local)
Bristol, VT 05443 (Set as Local)
Westford, VT 05494 (Set as Local)
Underhill, VT 05489 (Set as Local)
Rutland, VT 05701 (Set as Local)
Burlington, VT 05401 (Set as Local)

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