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History of Voting

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  • Are you sick and tired of political advertisements?  If you're not, chances are that your parents are ready to stop getting those mass mailings and they would love to stop watching TV political ads.  But, voting is important in America and it's a basic right in any democratic election. 

    Tomorrow is Election Day.  We aren't voting for president in this election, so that makes this election a "mid-term" election.  There are lots of issues on the ballot and government positions to fill.

    Here's a good introductory video about voting in America.  Watch for what surprises you, and try to figure out who is the video's target audience.