“Last week we experienced one of the greatest challenges to our democratic institutions in modern political history. At OneV, nonetheless, we’re hopeful and inspired by the millions of peaceful and engaged Americans – between last year’s presidential election through the Georgia Senate runoff – and leaders of all political parties who remain loyal to the […]
Americans are united in support of voting as a foundation of American Democracy. Our country has been shaped by founding fathers, thought leaders and legislators of all political stripes who believe in the power of the ballot and self-governance. At OneV we share the powerful sentiments expressed by American leaders on the importance of voting. America’s history on voting reminds us that this fundamental right is not a liberal value or a conservative value. From property-owning founding fathers, to all males, to former slaves, to women, to every other major group that migrated to America, we have recognized that voting matters to every single American and belongs to no political party.
Since 1980, the states with the highest midterm voter turnout percentages were #Alaska (61.52% in 1982), #NorthDakota (60.49% in 1986) and #Minnesota (60.29% in 1982). The three lowest were #Mississippi (19.92% in 1990), #Tennessee (21.40% in 1990) and #Virginia (22.00% in 1998). #VotingMatters #2018Matters
“Let each citizen remember at the moment he is offering his vote…that he is executing one of the most solemn trusts in human society for which he is accountable to God and his country.” – Samuel Adams #VotingMatters #2018Midterms