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Election Day 2020

Hello! Today is already filled with so much nervousness, and I don’t remember the last election that I felt this way. If you haven’t voted yet, and aren’t sure if you want to I’d like to recommend that you do. The 2008 election was the first one I was old enough to vote in and I hadn’t planned on voting at all. I had a really difficult home life and I was very poor, so survival was my top priority and I didn’t think that any politician was going to do anything to help me. But a dear friend of mine spent a lot of time talking with me about the issues, about the platforms and campaigns, about the importance of voting, and helped me register. I got really invested in what was happening in the months leading up to the election. I paid attention for the first time, and felt like my voice actually mattered. I helped other people register and I voted for the first time. This year I did what that friend …