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Voting

Voting helps shape your community! I voted yesterday to have my tax dollars help support the local science museum here. Earlier this year, I participated in a petition campaign to put our local government's spending to a vote. They were passing a indebt to my grandchildren to pay for this year's renovations of the government office buildings downtown without giving us a say in it. We got enough signatures to allow for a vote and We The People of my little city voted it down. To make changes...

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Voting Age

rights is the right to vote. Voting is a process by which a person or a group of people expresses an opinion formally or officially.It gives citizen the chance to have a say in the way they are governed.Through voting,citizens are able to choose candidates for public office or decide on public issues or law. Everyone would agree that there has to be a minimum voting age. In Malaysia,the legal voting age is 21 but there is a general consensus mainly circled around the voting age should be lowered to 18...

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Importance of Voting

concern for popular sovereignty shaped the emerging government’s policies. Unfortunately, the right to vote was not extended to all people. Brave men and women sacrificed much to secure their inalienable right to influence government through voting. Thus voting, being essential to democracy, has always been the people’s conventional avenue for change and ensures the continuance of a democratic nation. As the fledgling nation began to revise its government after the Revolutionary War, the protection...

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Importance of Voting

Importantance of Voting In today’s society, we need to voice our opinions. There are many ways to get our opinions out. We could write letters visit our fellow politicians, and call their offices. But the most effective way to get your opinions out there is to vote. Voting is what our country builds off of. We as American citizens had the constitutional right to vote for the President of the United States, Governor, Mayor, etc. But...

Free Elections, Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Law 613  Words | 3  Pages

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Underage Voting

Voting is important in our society and it is meant to help shape up our government. In America adults can get the right to vote at the age of eighteen. You earn a right to be heard and have right to have your opinion counted on what goes on in this country. I believe that our voting age should not be lower than eighteen, because many young voters can vote for foolish laws to get passed, they can make our government change for the worse. I believe that the voting age should remain at eighteen because...

Free Voting, Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, Supreme Court of the United States 815  Words | 4  Pages

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Voting Age

is expressed by the simple act of voting which is one of the most important human rights . In lebanon , we get introduced to that concept at a young age in school when kids get to vote for their class president for instance, then we develop a better understand of its political aspect at university. During the 19th century , the most common age at which the citizens acquired the right to vote was 21 or higher . However , by the end of the 20th century the voting age has become 18 in almost all countries...

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The importance of voting

Why Should We Vote Voting in India is a Constitutional right if one is a citizen over 18 years of age. However, that also makes it optional. It has been a tendency among voters, especially in the urban areas, to treat the voting day as a day of rest. While skipping the vote may not seem to cause any harm,the long-term consequences are disastrous. Here's why every citizen of India must cast his or her vote: Agent of change: Voting is the agent of change. If the people of India think...

Free Elections, Democracy, Government 744  Words | 3  Pages

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Voting vs Not Voting

Voting vs. Not Voting Everyday individuals complain about how society is getting worse and blame everybody else for America’s downfall. Most of the things that people complain about are issues that can be easily solved because they can gain control over the situation, yet they sit back and do nothing to help. However the issue with this is that people are not obligated to vote, therefore they cannot do something they do not want to do. It attacks their rights’ but they also have the right to vote...

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Compulsory Voting- a Good Thing or Not?

Compulsory Voting Chris Marist P:G 11/19/12 Compulsory Voting Voting is a very unique and prestigious event. The ability to vote is an honor, and should be taken extremely seriously and utilized by everybody. Voting allows the public to be represented in a way that mirrors the publics wishes. Voting is a privilege and shouldn’t be looked at as a hassle. Compulsory voting only ensures that the correct choice is made in whatever is being voted upon. Not voting when given the choice...

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Voting in a Democratic Society

some developing countries of Africa.  Voting dates back to elections held in ancient Greece, ancient Rome and throughout the Medieval period. It is a right that, throughout history, our founding fathers have fought for and sacrificed everything to achieve. “One man.one vote” is the most fairest method to choose leaders in any democratic society. Voting is patriotic right to choose your representative government. A citizen’s vote is a secret ballot. Voting is the most important exercise a citizen...

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