There’s just a week left before Hawaii’s gubernatorial election, but most residents of the Aloha State probably don’t care.
A new study by the personal finance website WalletHub has found that Hawaii is the third least politically engaged state. Only Oklahoma and West Virginia are worse.
Campaign signs along wall of one house on Waialae Ave in Kaimuki on August 27, 2014
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The study’s metrics include the number of registered voters, voter turnout and amount of money donated each election. Hawaii’s terrible voter turnout and poor voter registration pushed the state to the bottom of the list.
The analysis noted that in many states, low political engagement correlates with an unfair tax system: