Democracy and compulsory voting – for or against?

It is often argued that America should enforce compulsory voting, such as other

According to Lisa Hill from the University of Adelaide, everyone should be forced to vote – we’re forced to pay taxes and do jury duty and ensure our children attend school – these are all good, so it follows that compulsory voting is good, and therefore we must force the entire population to vote. Hill is here affirming the consequent, one among many problems with her argument. 

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