Data show that low turn-out also happens in seats with a high proportion of Indigenous people, and seats with a high proportion of renters.
Bolivia's populist leader has been in office for 12 years. He's a thorn in the US's side and an ally of the late Hugo Chávez. Now he's running for a fourth term. But that doesn't make him a dictator.
As New Zealanders head to the polls this week, there are lessons for Canada in the country's electoral system — in particular how it gives Indigenous people a greater role in governing.
The Country Liberal Party government in the Northern Territory faces near-certain defeat on August 27.