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Civic engagement Voting
The goal for state government in elections is to promote civic engagement. ... Voter turnout gauges citizens' level of political involvement, an important component ofcivic engagement—and a prerequisite for maintaining public accountability.
Constituent participation. This includes educating constituents about how policies on issues like immigration and health care affect them—whether or not the organizations focus directly on these issues. It also includes building the capacity of constituents to mobilize around or vote for their interests, as well as creating opportunities for constituents to participate in the public policy process.
Examples in civic engagement
Examples are paying your taxes, voting, or signing a petition for a new law. Non-political involvement is participation in activities that help others in our community. Examples include cleaning up a neighborhood park, volunteering in your child's school, or organizing a community garden.
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