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Sun May 20, 2018, 12:35 PM May 2018

How Often Do You Vote? [View all]

With the big election coming up in 2018, I just wanted to talk about voting. I would like to just state that we can talk about the issues all we want, but until we head to the polls and caste our vote AND motivate others to go to the poll and vote, we are just wasting air. Our ability to do anything in this country, comes only from our ability to win at the ballot box.

I also want to encourage everyone to vote whenever they can. To vote for someone for every office (if you can). I would also like

I try to vote in every election that I can.

I would also like to get a poll to see what the DU participation rate looks like. I know that some of us have missed an election or two in our voting habits, but please pick the one that best describes your voting pattern.

Thank You.

30 votes, 2 passes | Time left: Unlimited
Every Four Years in the General Election
0 (0%)
Every Four Years in the General Election and the Primary
0 (0%)
Every Two Years in the General Election
2 (7%)
Every Two Years in the General Election and the Primary
1 (3%)
Every General Election
2 (7%)
Every General Election and Primary
25 (83%)
Sometimes, Only When I Feel Motivated
0 (0%)
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How Often Do You Vote? [View all] BlueDog22 May 2018 OP
I sure hope all of us are voting in every election. lark May 2018 #1
Yes BlueDog22 May 2018 #3
Every General, Primary and Special ballot Maeve May 2018 #2
all opportunities handmade34 May 2018 #4
My hats off to you. BlueDog22 May 2018 #5
was just handmade34 May 2018 #6
Me too! redstatebluegirl May 2018 #22
I skipped a special election once, school bond failed by 11 votes uppityperson May 2018 #7
I live in a state where you can only vote in the primary PoindexterOglethorpe May 2018 #8
There's several reasons not to register with a party crazycatlady May 2018 #31
Well, if you're that terrified of others knowing your PoindexterOglethorpe May 2018 #34
My dad is one of those people crazycatlady May 2018 #37
You left out, "Early and Often." TexasProgresive May 2018 #9
Every election. Sadly, I'm still registered as a Republican... Oneironaut May 2018 #10
Haha, there's no way that plan could backfire! Bucky May 2018 #15
Why not take the plunge? VOX May 2018 #16
I'm confused. Ms. Toad May 2018 #27
Nope! Never have Oneironaut May 2018 #38
So what about the never voted in a primary v. voted in every election? n/t Ms. Toad May 2018 #40
I've never voted in a primary Oneironaut May 2018 #42
I missed one municipal election and one primary run-off eighteen years ago struggle4progress May 2018 #11
Just once. That's the law. Bucky May 2018 #12
Every time my polls are open for anything.... vi5 May 2018 #13
Every election. (n/t) Iggo May 2018 #14
Every time I'm eligible to Retrograde May 2018 #17
Every primary and general election now mvd May 2018 #18
Core BlueDog22 May 2018 #19
We tend to sit out municipal, school board etc dembotoz May 2018 #20
You're right BlueDog22 May 2018 #21
As often I'm legally allowed to, but not as often as I want to. DavidDvorkin May 2018 #23
Every chance I get. GreenEyedLefty May 2018 #24
None precisely matches - so I chose the closest. Ms. Toad May 2018 #25
Early and often!! nt Laffy Kat May 2018 #26
I travel for work so I sign up for absentee JenniferJuniper May 2018 #28
More often than that, as Los Angeles has elections in off years. trackfan May 2018 #29
Are you kidding? SMC22307 May 2018 #30
I even vote when it's just the local school board left-of-center2012 May 2018 #32
Local elections, generals, presidential primaries Dem2 May 2018 #33
Pre-internet, I missed two or three school board elections. Jim Lane May 2018 #35
Only missed two off-date school board elections since I turned 18 Dread Pirate Roberts May 2018 #36
Next Six Months BlueDog22 May 2018 #39
I vote in general elections, both federal and state mythology May 2018 #41
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