More Citizens Should Be Voting For Every Election

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Should More Citizens Participate In The Voting Process?

  1. Yes, I believe that MORE citizens should be voting than do now?

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  2. No, I believe that LESS citizens should be voting than do now

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  1. MarcATL
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    And every type of election.

    Do you agree, yes or no?

    Why/why not?
     
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    Tough question...

    I think more citizens should educate themselves without propaganda, and get away from ignorance, and vote responsibly.... and I believe that every citizen should be encouraged to vote... but I also believe in the freedom not to vote if you're not personally motivated to vote...

    The # of votes really don't matter to me... as long as they are persons who are eligible to vote and verified that they have that eligibility when registering and at the polls
     
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    I think that it's a shame that the voter turnout is so low in the USA and would definitely like to see more people voting. At this point we've abdicated the process to special interests because the special interests are the only ones that can be bothered to actually participate.
     
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    I would have said absolutely 'yes' but, having seen that list of demands from the Wall St protesters, I'm leaning further towards a 'no'. Stupid people make dangerous voters.
     
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    How patriotic of you...
     
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    What matters in an election is informed voters. Not folks who vote at random or who don't give a rip.
     
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    what he said.

    quality not quantity. it doesn't matter for whom/what they vote, but they should have a better reason than a 30 sec sound bite.

    i voted no.
     
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    What percentage of the citizen population is ineligable to vote due to suspension of voting rights?

    Unless Romney gets the republican nod I will likely not vote next time.
    I will of course vote on all other issues, just not the presidential one.

    USAR has already turned in his absentee ballot for Palin.
     
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    Republicans want as few people as possible to vote.

    That's why they are pushing voter ID laws and rolling back early voting and voter registration.

    The idea of citizens voting terrifies the Republican Party.
     
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    Ignorant votes can have catastrophic results.

    A basic knowledge of your governor, president and his vp should be required imo.
     
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