1) In your own words, discuss what you believe are the two most relevant reasons for low voter turnout in local elections compared to national elections. Please include what makes them the most relevant.
Your response should be at least 75 words in length.
2) Describe the evolution of big city politics and the effect reform had on machine politics.
Your essay should be at least 200 words in length.
3) Discuss the history that led to the creation of suburbs and then to suburban sprawl. Characterize the governing issues that arose based on urban sprawl, and discuss a solution that you believe is the most effective and efficient answer to the issues that surround governing metropolitan areas. Support your answer with specific examples.
Your essay should be at least 500 words in length and include an introduction, a body, and a conclusion.