Tuesday, November 8, 2011

30 Days of Gratitude: Day Eight

Today, being Election Day, I thought it would be a little apropos to express that I am grateful for my right to vote.

Not only do we have a right to vote because of the freedoms our forefathers fought for this nation, but as a woman I have the right to cast my political beliefs through voting.  To me, voting is more than a civic duty or a "right"; it is a privilege as I realize that there are many other nations where this isn't the way things roll.  I also am a firm believer that those who don't vote, don't have a right to complain about the results.  I have always taken my voting responsibilities seriously and believe the best voter is an informed voter.

And even though it's an off-year municipal election, I hope you will take a few minutes to find out what's on the ballot in your area.  If you're in Utah, like me, you can go {{HERE}}  to find your polling place, who the candidates are and which issues are on the ballot this time.

I am grateful for my right to vote.

1 comment:

Susie said...

We should all be grateful for that:-)