Election 2012

Hey guys!

So I did something exciting today. Like, really really exciting. For in the midst of writing essays and learning about the rods and cones of the visual system, I managed to carve out ten minutes of my day to fill out my absentee ballot application and send it along in the mail.


A lot of students at my school registered to vote here in New Haven. I decided I'd rather vote with an absentee ballot. Though I regret my first time voting won't be in person at an actual voting machine, I did want to mark this occasion as a registered voter in my home state New York. :)

I can't tell you how excited I am to vote in my first presidential election. Voting is something that too many of us--especially us younger generation--take for granted.

Are you ready to vote? Are you registered? If yes, awesome! If no, why not? The way I see it, I really can't argue against the idea that one vote doesn't make a difference. However, when you think of it in context, in which millions and millions of Americans have this "my vote won't matter" mindset, then it's quite hard to believe their votes collectively "won't matter."

Do any of you have fun election-night plans? I'm so happy to be experiencing this election on a college campus--it makes for a unique atmosphere.

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Thursday, October 11, 2012

Election 2012

Hey guys!

So I did something exciting today. Like, really really exciting. For in the midst of writing essays and learning about the rods and cones of the visual system, I managed to carve out ten minutes of my day to fill out my absentee ballot application and send it along in the mail.


A lot of students at my school registered to vote here in New Haven. I decided I'd rather vote with an absentee ballot. Though I regret my first time voting won't be in person at an actual voting machine, I did want to mark this occasion as a registered voter in my home state New York. :)

I can't tell you how excited I am to vote in my first presidential election. Voting is something that too many of us--especially us younger generation--take for granted.

Are you ready to vote? Are you registered? If yes, awesome! If no, why not? The way I see it, I really can't argue against the idea that one vote doesn't make a difference. However, when you think of it in context, in which millions and millions of Americans have this "my vote won't matter" mindset, then it's quite hard to believe their votes collectively "won't matter."

Do any of you have fun election-night plans? I'm so happy to be experiencing this election on a college campus--it makes for a unique atmosphere.

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4 Comments:

At October 12, 2012 at 9:22 PM , Anonymous Kaeley said...

Wow!! You go to Yale?!!! That is soooo cool! I just love your blog! You are a lot like me! : ) Lots of love!

 
At October 14, 2012 at 11:38 AM , Blogger Marisol said...

thanks for stopping by!

 
At October 19, 2012 at 12:05 PM , Blogger Stephen Sluder said...

Hey Marisol... congrats on your first vote.

Also, I check out your Blog quite a bit and just want you to know how much I like what you do. Therefore, I have Awarded you with "The Versatile Blogger Award." If you will accept, please check out my latest Blog post and there you will find the information you need. Congrats and have a great day, Slu

 
At November 1, 2012 at 8:43 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

thanks for sharing..

 

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