Vote !

I know it sounds like a cliché but c’mon it’s one of the very few things that we can do that really count. You say it doesn’t matter and that your vote ‘doesn’t count’, well if yours doesn’t than the citizen who is voting is making sure theirs does. Voter turnout on most  American elections is pretty pathetic but on off years like this it’s even worse. Who you vote for is none of my concern and that’s one of the great things about being an American; it’s nobody’s concern but yours. I must admit al“l the negative ads on both sides make me want to choose ‘ none of the above’ but I will ignore the ‘shouting’ and choose the candidate that best represents my point of view. I will say I’ve never missed voting on an election in over 45 years ( well maybe a local one when I was out of town ). It’s a right and it’s a privilege that I’m proud to take part in. Who am I going to vote for ? That’s none of your business. Who are you going to vote for ? That’s none of my business, but voting is all of our business and if we don’t ‘take care of business’ maybe the candidate that was elected in the election we didn’t vote in  because our ‘vote didn’t matter’ will decide citizens don’t really need the right to vote at all.

Linda Kelly