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People are getting disillusioned with the candidates they have to choose from. Democracy is dying in this country. — William DeLove, Disabled, Boston
Lack of interest. People don’t have confidence in the system any more. They think it doesn’t matter who wins. — Phillip, Carpenter, Mattapan
People aren’t interested in politics. I didn’t even know it was Election Day. I am voting in November, though. — James Jordan, Retired, Roxbury
It’s surprising. I thought that in Boston, people would have been more active. I think a lot of people are staying away. I hope people take it more seriously in the general election. — Haroon Rashid, Activist, Dorchester
I think it’s because people don’t know who to trust anymore. They don’t think anyone is for us anymore. — Drew Roberts, Self-employed, Roxbury
I think it’s terrible. So many people struggled to gain the right to vote. It’s awful that people didn’t turn out. We need to vote in every election. — Bobby Spencer, Retired, Roxbury
What do you think of the low (9 percent) turnout in Boston last week for the state primary?