Karl de Jong’s Top 10 Reasons to Vote in this
Election

  1. Local elections are won by a handful of votes. Your vote will make a difference.
  2. You have the power to hold school districts, municipal, county, state, and the federal government to a responsible budget and funding your priorities.
  3. Make no mistake, who we elect into office matters. Government officials live in our communities and make decisions that impact our lives every day.
  4. You don’t have to know everything about every candidate. Register and vote for the candidates who share your opinion on the issue you care about most.
  5. Sometimes we all get sick of politics, but it is better to be a part of the effort to make things better. Thus, you can be an important part of that change.
  6. Our families, especially our children, are greatly affected by the choices politicians make. Be their voice, be their vote.
  7. They say the squeaky wheels get the grease. Communities that vote more make a bigger impression on politicians who need those votes, and get more attention.
  8. So many have, and continue, to lay down their lives to preserve your right to vote. Honor their sacrifice: Vote.
  9. The power to make a difference in these elections is really in your hands. And believe it or not, it does make a difference in your life every day.
  10. Join your fellow citizens. Stand up and fight for our jobs, our families, and our future.