I Take Great Pride In Voting

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 51 People

    This Sunday is not just another one.

    .. the future of the country is decided today through Presidential elections, a day to feel happy and free... freedom is the inherent condition to being a human being, whatever the result of an election may be, people are the ones who should decide how they want to live... what...
    LadyHeartnMind LadyHeartnMind
    31-35, F
    Oct 25, 2015

    Even though I am blue in a sea of red.

    ...... I still vote. I teach this to kjy son also. you may be one person, but you count and you can make a change!
    MizzBlue MizzBlue
    36-40, F
    Oct 26, 2015

    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

    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

    General voting is un-American

    because it interferes with the fundamental purpose of America, which is to get more dollars into the hands of those who most benefit from the global application of the corporate model.
    wombat456 wombat456
    41-45, M
    Oct 17, 2014

    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
    3 Responses Nov 29, 2011

    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
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Feb 19, 2008

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