Heritocracy.

Author:Esquith, Sam
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Forget about the weather report, the availability of voting machines, or even how zoomed up you are about either of the presidential candidates. Whether you vote on November 4 will be determined more by your DNA than by any other factor. According to a report published in the American Political Science Review, your genes are 53 percent responsible for whether or not you get to the polls.

The study, conducted by political scientists at the University of California, San Diego and the University of Southern California, examined the voter turnout of identical and non-identical twins. It found that heredity is a stronger factor than either social or...

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