Week 4 CheckPoint Voting in America

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Running head: WEEK 4 CHECKPOINT: VOTING IN AMERICA 1 Week 4 CheckPoint: Voting in America April Arnold University of Phoenix American National Government POS 110 John F. Day II, Esq July 09, 2010
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Week 4 CheckPoint: Voting in America Voting does matter in American Elections. In America there are elections for over half a million government offices, everything from local sheriffs and the mayor all the way up to the president require an electoral vote. Even when the vote will eventually come down to the choice of the Electoral College voting gives the American public a voice, which is the basis of any Democracy. Many people choose not to use this voice for many reasons; the people who truly understand American Government are the most likely to vote, even when they know the Electoral College makes the final decisions for the most important office of all, why? It is
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Unformatted text preview: because they understand that every voice counts even when no one listens to that voice. If a person does not vote they have no right to complain. But when it comes to Mayor or Sherriff, or passing laws voting counts, so if you are going to take the time to register to vote to be heard on the smaller elections and topics you might as well use your voice everywhere. The number one reason most people do not vote is that they do not care because they believe all politicians are basically the same, or they do not address the issues most important to them. The second reason most people do not vote is because they are not educated enough about politics. If more politicians paid attention to the issues of these people it might change the amount of underclass turnout at election time....
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