You may be thinking to yourself, why do elections matter? Why should I take time out of my day to vote? How important could voting in elections really be? If you are asking yourself any of these questions, we want to give you a few reasons why elections are important!
1. Elections are a pillar of democracy, and our country was built on these pillars!
2. Elections let us choose who we think is best to make decisions on our behalf.
3. Allows citizens to influence public policy.
4. Not everyone has the opportunity to protest and organize, but most people can use elections to demonstrate their values!
Take a look at a few reasons of why some Mano a Mano staff believes voting to be important: