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Vote - Responsibly
Mr. Lou Has it Correct
We will all be better citizens when voting records of our Congressmen are followed as carefully as scores of pro-football games. -- Lou Erickson
Ours only when we
Take time to
Educate ourselves and others in
Make your voice heard
Accurately, acutely by
Researching each candidate and proposition or amendment - because
Today's choice affects tomorrow.
Carefully look for yourself at
His/her voting record, not
Only listening to
Improvised promise & vision. Does the walk and voting record match the
Educate yourself beyond propaganda. Honor the blood spilled to give you
I am dumbfounded at constituents who cast a vote for a candidate while saying, "I know this, BUT, they said that... and that is what's important to me." And then the individual complains or seems surprised when the legislator executes bills and appointments against constitutents' will/expression of desire.
Read between the lines - a candidate/incumbent claiming to vote to honor states' rights on one issue, and then ignores states' rights on another is floundering & inconsistent, and has a separate agenda - regardless of party affiliation(s).
Don't just vote to vote. Vote to be heard. Make sure the candidate whom you endorse REALLY stands for your convictions... for the vision you have for your country, state, town, justice system.
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Have/will you vote in any Primaries?
Did you research your options on your local sample ballot?
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