The Importance Of Voting In The United States Of America

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The United States of America, land of the free, is a country where American citizens are allowed and encouraged to vote for a candidate they feel is representative of their own personal beliefs and values, as well as capable of leading our country in a positive and economically sound direction. In fact, voting is often considered a duty not a privilege. Unfortunately, there are only two major political parties, which do not always provide the voters with candidates whose beliefs and values coincide with the majority of U. S. citizens. The United States is one of the most progressive countries in the world. Yet when it comes to politics, change is minimal. I’m surprised the establishment isn’t still wearing black robes and white wigs. The Democratic and Republican party values contain political extremes, yet they expect millions of voters to stand behind one of the two parties. There are more than 312 million people in the United States, many of whom are looking for something better than the extremes offered by these two political parties. …show more content…
The media hangs their hat on poll results while expecting American citizens to believe polls are truthful examples of the end results of the voting process. Many people believe the poll results and resolve not to vote since one vote will not make a difference in the outcome. Others may decide to vote for the person the polls feel is going to win the election. Contrived. I personally feel that polls do not benefit the voters, they only benefit the media and the parties who attempt to sway the public with poll results. When the pollsters call me, I refuse to answer their loaded, biased questions. They will learn my answer to their questions when I go to the poles and

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