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Voting doesn't matter in California?

It is sunny in California, so maybe I shouldn’t complain about anything, but why doesn’t our vote matter when it comes to the Presidential election?

When I asked how I could help support a certain Presidential candidate, I was primarily asked over and over to give money. Besides money, I was also asked to help get out the vote. I was invited to board a bus for Nevada or call voters in OHIO.  

Needless to say, I chose Ohio. I felt uncomfortable calling Ohio, instead of my neighbors in California. My unofficial tally is a dead heat based on my phone conversations with undecided Ohio voters.

It seems like, Money, and people in OHIO, Florida, and Nevada are what matters most in this election.

It feels like our California votes really don’t matter. We may not need to show ID at the polls, are we the new disenfranchised? 

What can we do to make every voter feel equal? Perhaps we as a nation have outgrown the Electoral College. 

I hope and pray that one day our democracy will evolve to insure that every single vote counts, but today, I will be grateful. The sun is shining and the air is clean, and I can vote and express my humble opinions freely.   




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