Essay on The Rights Of Voting And Voting

828 Words Oct 26th, 2016 4 Pages
Franklin D. Roosevelt once said “no will ever deprive the American people of the right to vote except for the American people themselves and the only way they can do this is by not voting”. Citizen of the United States have the legal right to vote. Having this legal right, a citizen has the ability to make a change in government by voting. Citizens usually vote for the candidate that is in their political favor. There are many different types of elections that occur each year. Elections give people the opportunity to make a change. Americans are not using their right to vote, the major problem with voting declines is that youths are not seeing the benefits of voting. Eric Lui provided a ted talk on the there’s no such thing as not voting informing people on how important it is to vote and educate others. In his Ted talk, he informs listeners that before the media became such a big thing, people used to get excited about voting. During the civil war people would paint pictures about their political parties and get excited about getting in the lines on Election Day. Mr. Lui also talks about how youth used to get excited about turning 18 years old so they could register and vote. In our current time fewer and fewer youth are voting everyday. Most of them do not even know how important their vote is in politics. Many of the youth believe that their vote isn’t important because they do not really understand the power of their vote. Mr. Lui also states that’s the interest in…

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