Obama: Maybe We Could Make Voting Mandatory

President Barack Obama on Wednesday suggested that if American voters want to "counteract" the role of money in politics, it may be worth making voting mandatory. Obama said during a town hall event in Cleveland, Ohio. There's a reason why some folks try to keep them away from the polls," "It would be transformative if everybody voted. At least 26 nations have compulsory voting, according to data from the Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance.