Benefits Of Voting

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Tuesday, November 8, 2016, Election Day is getting closer yet there are still so many uninformed people voting. People who are not informed about the candidates’ political views, knowledge and plans for the future of the country should not vote. These people, who either vote by popularity, charisma, or even wealth, to choose a candidate they know nothing about, put the nation’s future at risk. Citizens who vote uninformed are signing a contract without even reading it’s terms and conditions. Where is the common sense America? Unfortunately, not all voters use their political knowledge when it comes to voting. Low information voters (LIV) vote by emotional connections, self-beneficial promises, party preference, popularity …show more content…
It provides its citizens, along with other rights, the right to freedom of speech and to vote. It truly is a privileged country to be living in. Too much freedom perhaps has led into individualism resulting in a lack of interaction from citizen to government over time. The misinformed, occupied, emotional, and patriotic citizens have made a major impact when it comes to voting. The rise of their random and ignorant votes cloud and are 58% more than the informed voter that is 42%. The projection of unimportance that the people display in terms of voting is an embarrassment. It should be a critical matter not only because it decides the future of the next generation, but as well as the world. Appreciation towards this beautiful free country and respect towards the founding fathers has failed among citizens who do not participate due to their excuses. Voting should be seen as a privilege, because not every country can vote, not just as an inconsequential choice. Voting is an engaging fight for the future, to defend the basic rights and freedoms of the privileged American citizen. Uninformed voters should not vote because they display an image of ignorance to the world, instead of making Americas image stronger, they degrade …show more content…
When a candidate is chosen and a decision that affects them is made, the people then decide to take a stand. That is where the so what and why should I care question comes to be answered. People must take their future into their own hands; to be politically involved is to care about your life and the country. To vote informed is to be knowledgeable enough to prevent future consequences. To vote informed is to protect the nation from tyranny and corruption. “Posterity — you will never know how much it has cost my generation to preserve your freedom. I hope you will make good use of it. (Adams, John

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