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Bill Zeeble / KERA News

Enterprise City, population 100, is a tiny North Texas town where the government and every business are run by students.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Texans aren’t very civic-minded. And when it comes to participating in elections, the Lone Star State is dead last.

A new University of Texas study ranks Texas 51st out of all the states and Washington, D.C., for voter turnout. Voter registration is slightly better, Texas gets the 42nd spot.