Importance Of Political Experience In Politics

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I have never been involved in politics and really never payed attention to them. I have always felt that I have no say in anything that has to do with politics since I am not a citizen nor resident from here. Having to do a political experience has changed my perspective on politics and made me realize that I can be involved. For my political experience, I went canvassing with a nonprofit organization called coalition for humane immigrant rights of Los Angeles. This was a great political experience and taught me a lot. I learned myself many things and was able to teach others about it as well. It made me get more involved in this year’s election and made me realize how many people are not well informed about what they even get to vote for. …show more content…
She came from Los Angeles to inform us and teach us about what canvasing was all about. As well as why it was important for us to do this in our community. In the meeting, we learned about the propositions we went through all of them briefly and decided which ones where yes, no, or neutral to us. We also learned how to use tablets to go door to door canvasing. It was very fascinating to see that in the tablets it contained all the houses where people were registered to vote. It had their name, age, and whether they were republican, or democratic. This method using the tablets was great, and time consuming rather than having all the information on paper. We would be canvasing to register people to vote until the deadline, but we would canvas until the day of …show more content…
We gave the person a brief description on what each proposition was and asked if they were for or against. We were not allowed to tell the person which one to vote for we just wanted to know their thoughts on them and if they were for or against them. When we were telling them what they were many people had no idea what they were or had not even really payed attention to them. They could either tell us yes, no, or if they were undecided. We as well handed them a paper that contained all the propositions with a description of them. We did come across some people that due to the presidential candidates said they were not going to vote, we explained to them that they could still just go and vote for the propositions even if they did not want to vote for a

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