Voting is a civic sacrament.
Voting is an individual, personal thing.
People are voting for the kind of country they want to live in, and there are different views about what kind of country we should have.
A functional media is as important to democratic freedom as voting.
In most places in the country, voting is looked upon as a right and a duty, but in Chicago it's a sport.
If we go by the National Popular Vote, we'll get more people voting.
Eventually I foresee voting on the Internet, which will lead to much more direct democracy.
I have been a long and strong supporter of civil rights in my whole career. I led the fight to get the voting rights act re-enacted. I have been a strong supporter of affirmative action. I believe in it strongly.
My mum was Labour-voting, but wanted us to know we were important. Basically, everyone's equal, but you, my children, are a bit better.
I think you have to ask yourself does voting work on the level that you are trying to effectuate change; that is the conversation you must have.
In my lifetime, we've gone from Eisenhower to George W. Bush. We've gone from John F. Kennedy to Al Gore. If this is evolution, I believe that in twelve years, we'll be voting for plants.
Well, my personal mission statement is that we want marriage equality in all 50 states. We want it not to be a state-by-state issue. We don't want it to be something the majority is voting on. I don't think the civil rights of any minority should be in the hands of any majority.
Why do the people humiliate themselves by voting? I didn't vote because I have dignity. If I had closed my nose and voted for one of them, I would spit on my own face.
Calling out people for not voting, what experts term 'public shaming,' can prod someone to cast a ballot.
Voting is the most precious right of every citizen, and we have a moral obligation to ensure the integrity of our voting process.
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