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I Take Great Pride In Voting

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 38 People

    Always Have

    Since I was old enough to vote, I have only missed one time & that was just a little local election.  I like having my "voice" heard.  Don't tell me that 1 vote can't make a difference, we seen it in the Bush/Gore debacle in Florida.
    darlene darlene 41-45, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2008

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    Voting Does Make a Difference

    “The ballot is stronger than bullets.” ~ Joseph A. Schumpeter quotes   "The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all." ~John F. Kennedy   "Millions of votes are thrown out in election after election in this...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F Sep 22, 2009

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    A Priviledge

    I vote in a building that people in this small rural area have been voting in for over a hundred years.  The old brick painted white building once held the community's church services, town meetings and the only school.  It is still used for town meetings and all...
    Freestanding Freestanding 51-55, F 4 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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    The More You Vote, The More They Care About You

    I always do my homework too. I go to vote-smart.org, which is a site my political science professor insisted we use. I can look up all my state and local elected offices and read compilations of data on candidates, like where their campaign money comes from, their legislative...
    shyle38 shyle38 26-30, M 1 Response Nov 29, 2011

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    Here's the result of pride, my friends... this song infuriates me... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1qr5t9mi39E
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    I really want to go to pride in Liverpool and Chester if anyone out there is going to either please message me??
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