Why Vote?

Voting is a constitutional right and responsibility of citizenship. It is an important way to help select the national, Every Vote Countsstate and local officials who make laws, design programs and decide how tax dollars are spent.

National elections for President usually get the most attention, but it is usually the people who get elected for state and local positions that have the real power to impact your daily life.

Take time to learn who your elected officials are and how their decisions can affect YOU. You can go on the internet to www.legis.state.wi.us and select the button called “Who Represents Me ?” to find out who your state and U.S. representatives are. You may also call 1-800-362-9472 or, if you have a hearing impairment, 1-800-228-2115 toll-free.

When you become a part of the election process you can work to elect people who support the issues that matter most to you.

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In 1941 one vote defeated the bill to kill the draft law – just 3 months before Pearl Habor.
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