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Elections: You Can Make A Difference!

As a young person, voting is something you can look forward to doing after you turn 18. It is your right to vote as an adult. Not only that, but it is your responsibility to be an informed voter.

After turning 18, it is important to go to the polls to make your opinions and choices count. Remember, everybody votes: some show up to the polls, and others elect to allow others to make their choices for them. You should make sure that you are making decisions for yourself, especially when it comes to something as important as voting for government leaders. Click here to see how important one vote really is.

Even before you turn 18 and become eligible to vote, you still can have a role:

  • Encourage others who are eligible to vote to go to the polls to cast their ballots.
  • Volunteer to be an Election Judge Trainee
  • Volunteer to help on a campaign (either for a candidate or for an issue).
  • Attend a political party caucus and other political party activities.

Look at the Minnesota Votes page for more information.  You can make a difference. Go do it!

Last updated: 3/1/2011 4:39:37 PM