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April 8, 2014  

More and more, American voters are becoming jaded about voting. “Does it change anything?” they ask—the question that has fueled many a poll showing negative views of politics in general by voters who once thought their participation in the political process actually made a difference.

Midterm elections this year and the looming presidential contest in 2016 seem to have stirred these sentiments again—only with even sharper criticisms about politics and a pervasive view that voters are merely bit players in a complex game that’s all about money and power and they have neither.

Leid Stories asks listeners where on the political axis they place themselves as voters today; what they consider to be the most serious problem with American politics; and what they think a better alternative would be. 

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