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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.

Read the whole story in the Vt Digger - : https://vtdigger.org/2018/03/07/town-meeting-day-s...

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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