The Top Ten Reasons You Should Vote on November 6th

The election is now less than three weeks away.

Inform yourself and vote.

Even if you don't agree with what I say here, find your own reason to go out and vote-- it's a privilege that not everyone has. 

Here are my top ten reasons to vote this fall (in no particular order)--

  1. You can't talk about the outcome of the election if you didn't take the time to be a part of it.
  2. You’ll actually understand the underlying arguments that Colbert and Stewart poke fun at on their shows.
  3. The next four years will affect people of our age group tremendously-- jobs, healthcare, student loans, and more are all hot issues for this election. 
  4. You’ve got a whole new world to explore, so now you can form your own opinions and not just rely on the expectations of your parents or your hometown. 
  5. You’re going to have take stances for classes, papers, debates, speeches, etc on politics and political issues.
  6. Professors and other people will be impressed if you have opinions—especially if you can back them up.
  7. By voting, you are participating in one of America's oldest traditions. 
  8. You can network, join clubs, and find internship opportunities by politically affiliating yourself. 
  9. You’re an adult. And voting is so simple. 
  10. Following that, you’re part of this world—time to learn a bit about it. The Earth revolves around the sun, after all, not college. 

Make IU proud. Make the US proud. Show them that young people care and that we will be heard.

Thanks for taking the time to vote!


About The Author
Kaylee DolenEnvironmental Management with Spanish and Latino Studies ~ Class of 2015

Jubilee College Ministries and First United Methodist Church, Amnesty International, Invisible Children, Global Village LLC

people person. tree hugger. activist. foodie. dinosaur. 

have a lovely day!