Monday, April 17, 2006

National Blog Voter Registration Day - April 18, 2006

Why register to vote?

In 1845, one vote brought Texas into the Union. (Source: Texas State Library and Archives Commission)
In 1876, one vote gave Rutherford B. Hayes the presidency of the United States. (Source:
In 1960, one vote per precinct elected John F. Kennedy the President of the United States. (Source: John F. Kennedy Library and Museum)

Your vote counts - but you can't vote if you're not registered!

Get out there and register.... have a say in who represents you in the next elections!

Project Vote Smart has a wealth of information related to registering to vote, information on candidates, etc. check them out


Hypoxic said...

Awesome post! Loved the quotes by Nathan and Paine - right on target.

Thanks for your super support Dondon - you're one of my heroes!


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ProfessorGQ said...

wow...I didn't know that JFK won by only one vote...this is a good post for those non-believers.

ConnieJane said...

Hurray for you Don!

"Truer words were never spoke!"

There is nothing more unpatriotic than not voting... on EVERY level, I might add.

BostonPobble said...

You're so much nicer than I am. I tend to just say "If you don't vote then keep your damn mouth shut" and let it go at that. Actual statistics would probably be helpful.

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