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I Do Not Vote

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    It Really Doesn't Interest...

    It really doesn't interest me to vote, although I do have the privilege.
    Venom Venom 26-30, F Feb 6, 2007

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    Why I Don't Vote

    It's actually just because I'm not an American citizen. I'm Israeli, and I don't want to give up my allegiance to that country. Otherwise, I would always, always vote.
    sondosia sondosia 18-21, F Jul 3, 2007

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    Consider Activism, Instead of Apathy.....

    I jumped through hoops of Fire trying to get my vote in through the overseas Absentee Ballot Process.... so really it is not so much trouble to get out of bed an hour earlier go to bed an hour later, take your kids with you, ask your friend or family for a ride,  or deal...
    lmg007 lmg007 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 3, 2008

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    Politics Are Stupid

    I don't vote.  I never have.  I can't imagine putting that much thought and effort into something that I know in my heart is a cruel joke anyway.  I can't spend hours pouring over the fine details so I'd know which mudslinging party to believe.  No thanks.
    deleted deleted 26-30 13 Responses Dec 1, 2006

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    Pointless.

    OK I'm not interested in politics, but what the hell's the point in voting? Here there's only 2 parties that can win and they're both the same! They promise you the earth when they want your vote, then stick up the middle finger after people fall for it. Not for me thank you!
    Gemzaayy Gemzaayy 26-30, F 4 Responses Jan 9, 2012

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    It's An Illusion

    I refuse to vote because the idea that votes have anything to do with who gets into office is a joke, an illusion that the government uses to make people feel like they matter.  I will not participate in such an obvious scam, even if I like a particular candidate, because I...
    zacem zacem 31-35, F Sep 23, 2008

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    I Never Voted...

    I'm not a very political person, and both sides of the election have their ups and downs. While choosing a good, I might also choose a bad... and a million other such notions. Best for me to mind my own business and let what happens happen.
    Sparklepaws Sparklepaws 18-21, M May 23, 2008

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    I Vote In All Primary and Seco...

    I vote in all primary and secondary elections. It's a true right of americans. Democracy was founded on the opinions of man, and with out voicing that said opinion... all would be silent.
    ambrosky ambrosky 26-30, F Feb 6, 2007

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    Dont Care About What You Think...

    One of the many reasons I dont vote is because Im tired of people throwing their opinions at me.... Seriously, folks, if I wanted your opinion on WHY I should vote for the same guy as you, then I will ask you. I dont need to see your stupid bumper sticker, I dont need to...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M 5 Responses Oct 8, 2008

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    WASTE of Time

    I am a Christian and I so not vote. The Lord is in control of our world and he already knows who is getting in office before we do. the world is on a downworld spiral and nothing is going to get it back up because its not meant to go up according to bibical scriptures. The person...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 8 Responses Sep 24, 2008

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    Nope

    one more time 'When the government's boot is on your throat, whether it is a left boot or a right boot is of no consequence." - Gary Lloyd'   Voting supports the current system. I loathe the current system. Hence, I do not vote.   Either way everything will be...
    Tesse Tesse 18-21, F 21 Responses Oct 14, 2008

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    Funkadelic Funkadelic 36-40, M Nov 4, 2012

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    Because Why

    all parties are part of a corrupt government quoteGary Lloyd'Voting supports the current system..."
    indigowitch indigowitch 22-25, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Politicians love to emphasize the importance of

    voting, often stating that you have no right to complain when you do not cast a vote on a party or a party leader. I tend to look at it from a different, albeit somewhat idealistic, angle. By not casting my vote I cannot be held responsible for whatever form of mismanagement...
    TheGreatLeveler TheGreatLeveler 26-30, M 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    No Vote...

    ill never vote... iv already decided. too many ppl get so worked up about who it should be and too many get enemies from it... there's seriously no point. and iv heard ppl tell me that that means i cant ever complain about things not happening in the government if i dont vote...
    koepkebe koepkebe 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 4, 2007

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    I Dont Have Much of An Opinion

    i just wanted to put this out there. obviously the choice is yours. i promise i'm not out to offend. do what you will with this. Have a good one http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0vtHwWReGU0  
    shellebelle414 shellebelle414 26-30, F Oct 1, 2008

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    I Am On the Verge of World Dom...

    I am on the verge of world domination, noone will need to vote, you will just bow down to my incredible beauty.
    kelkieuk kelkieuk 18-21, F Feb 6, 2007

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    Lies Lies And More Lies

    I honestly just think that all politicians lie. I mean about EVERYTHING, I'm talking democrats, republicans, independents, tea party's EVERYONE. i know that sometimes you have to bend the truth sometimes to get your point across, but  i just find that sometimes even a...
    toofargone toofargone 22-25, F 1 Response Sep 25, 2010

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    Never Have

    I have never voted in any election in my life. I realize this means I have no say in what goes on politically and I do not want a say. I just plain hate politics.
    cinfullynn cinfullynn 46-50, F 1 Response Feb 8, 2008

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    No

    I voted once...I won't do it again...I don't care who is our leader...  
    mother1983 mother1983 31-35, F 6 Responses Sep 23, 2008

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    Used to Get Paid to Vote....

    My mum used to pay me to vote as I refused when younger to vote and she was very passionate about her particular political persuasion- which somewhat backfired for her of late. Now I simply don't vote. They are all as bad as each other.  I have worked for and with  ...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 3, 2008

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    Voting and Taxes...

    The reason I dont vote is based on the tax system. I dont think the system is fair. If my vote is equal to yours then I should pay the same amount of taxes that YOU Do. But this has not been the case. Take a look at the 2006 IRS tax statistics. You have 1% of the nation, who...
    Silver01ta Silver01ta 31-35, M 19 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    What If We All Did This?

    So, here's the game plan: How bout NOONE show up at the poll booths this election? Yes, we'd still have a President elected. It would probably be determined by the Electorial College. And yeah, several of us would STILL be p!ssed at who got it. But THE PEOPLE will have VOICED...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 6 Responses Feb 7, 2008

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    Vote Or Die

    after reading the previous entries, i more easily understand how we Americans are viewed as a global joke.  Lazy, apathetic, self centered drivel is all this "experience" is filled with.  You people can spend time pouring over blogs and random posts from folks...
    happyhooker happyhooker 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2007

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    as I have said a long time it OUR fault ,we the people who don't vote ,who lets special interests groups to pull strings with their representative , I watch CSPAN when congress...
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    I have been a Republican all my life and have voted in every election since 1968 for Republican candidates for all federal, state, and local elections. For your information, I am...
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    I voted for Obama because....... He black SIKE I'm not even old enough to vote and it's not about color SIKE
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    It honestly favors the Democrats too much. The Democrats could carry just Florida and lose all the other battleground states and they would still win. As a liberal Democrat myself...
    GoldXilla GoldXilla 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 17

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    Hammerhead1949 Hammerhead1949 66-70, M 4 Responses Apr 20

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    berangere berangere 66-70, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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