Young adult voting awareness

  • Use Your Voice: “ If you don’t vote, you won’t be able to have a voice in what really matters in our country,” Senior Amaya Archuleta said. According to Bipartisan Policy Center, voter turnout dipped from 62.3 percent of eligible citizens voting in 2008 to an estimated 57.5 in 2012. The only way for your voice to be heard is by going out and voting, for a candidate that fits your ideas. (photo by Kamryn Thomas )
  • Forming a Perfect Union: “Voting is your constitutional right and the biggest influence in the government US citizens have,” junior Kyle Rast said. Knowing the candidates is a key role in deciding the proper fit for president. Research must be done in order to assure you are making the best decision in candidacy. Watching candidate speeches and presidential debates is where most citizens gather information about the presidential candidates.