One vote does make a difference

Posted by Robert E. Johnson, Ph.D. on 11.02.10 in Community, Students

Vote

**New information: Call Worcester Airport Limousine at 508-835-6436 for free rides to the polls. (Announced by Worcester Local First.)

One vote (per voting precinct) elected John F. Kennedy, and Harry S. Truman, president of the United States1

One vote brought the state of Texas into the Union.1

ONE VOTE per precinct determined the winners for Governor in the states of Maine, Rhode Island, and North Dakota in 1962.1

In 1776 English was chosen over German as the language for America by ONE vote.2

In 1923, Hitler won the leadership of the German Nazi Party by ONE vote.2

Massachusetts midterm elections are today. The polls are open from 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

You can go online to find out where to vote.

I know you are all resourceful individuals. You can find a way to get to your polling place and exercise your right to vote. Get more Massachusetts voting information here

You may not be politically active, and that is okay, but as United States citizens, we all have a responsibility to exercise our right to vote, or we risk losing that right.

1Source: http://declareyourselfnow.blogspot.com

2Source: www.napas.org


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