Voting Essentials: Single Issue Voting
A democracy is all about having a voice and a way to influence the decision-making process for issues that matter deeply to you. You might be voting directly on these issues, such as when you have a local or state vote about a sales tax to support new school construction. Or you could be electing representatives to make these choices for you, knowing that their stances on issues align with yours. Would you consider yourself a single-issue voter? Or do you vote based on the political party that you're most loyal to? Let's talk about the advantages and disadvantages of both single-issue voting and voting within party lines.
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