Standing up for what you believe in isn’t always easy, but voting is.
Tuesday, November 6th is quickly approaching and it’s an important day to raise your voice. The United States Mid-Term Election gives you the power to decide who represents you, who affects your life. It’s an important time to improve upon the course and quality of your country. Those who are running for office are merely applying for a job, and you’re the one doing the hiring. Call “bullshit” when you see/hear it. Hold them accountable when they aren’t representing you, who put them in office. This Mid-Term Election is going to be extremely close, down to the wire in many instances and it’s more important than ever to make your vote count when it’s neck-and-neck.
what You Get
A powerful voice. By voting, you affect the balance of your government; how bills are passed, laws are established and the overall quality of your government. You’re able to directly affect the US Chambers of Congress (number of House and Senate Representative seats) as well as affecting those who represent you on a local level; You’re Governor, Attorney General, State Representatives, municipal leaders, mayors and more. This election holds the power to balance Congress, creating a more unified/thorough voice for your country.
What are the stakes? What’s up for grabs?
Federal offices up for election are members of the United States Congress, including all 435 seats in the United States House of Representatives and 33/34 of the 100 seats within the United States Senate.
Also, 34 of the 50 states elect their governors to four-year terms during midterm elections. Many states also elect officers to their state legislatures in midterm years. There are also elections held at the municipal level. On the ballot are many mayors, other local public offices, and numerous citizen initiatives.
In summation, this provides you numerous opportunities to see an impact based on your vote.
Tuesday, November 6th is a powerful day and a lot is at stake. Voter turnout determines the outcome; that’s you, me and everyone we know. Please join me in taking to the polls and voting for what you believe in. Progress and political movement doesn’t occur overnight but the more you show up to make your voice and vote count, progress is made much quicker.
Use this resource to find your local polling location and where you need to be.