Short Papers

Determinants of Electoral Non-Registration and Sensitive Neighbourhoods in France

Jean-Louis Pan Ké Shon  By the same author


The abstention rate in French elections has been rising steadily for the past twenty years. While many commentators have inveighed against this self-disenfranchisement and the crisis it is causing in representative democracy, another group that has shunned civic commitment in a much more fundamental way — the non-registered voters — has not elicited such criticisms. One singular feature (…)