“We cannot allow any American’s vote to be denied, diluted, or defiled. The right to vote is the crown jewel of American liberties, and we will not see its luster diminished.” -Ronald Reagan #VotingMatters #2018Midterms
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.
“Impress upon children the truth that the exercise of the elective franchise is a social duty of as solemn a nature as man can be called to perform; that a man may not innocently trifle with his vote that every elector is a trustee as well for others as himself and that every measure he […]
“You have citizens who don’t understand how government works and they’re kind of soured on it. All they do is criticize. They have no idea that they can make things happen.” – Sandra Day O’Connor #VotingMatters #2018Midterms