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Local Elections are Important. Your Vote Matters

 

October 31, 2019



By RICK BOSTON

Staff Writer

In the 2016 presidential election, Hillary Clinton received 65,853,514 votes to Donald Trump’s 62,984,828. Clinton garnered 2,868,686 votes more than Trump, but still lost the presidency due to the electoral vote of 304 to 227.

It’s hard to convince people that every vote counts when the majority of the popular vote still results in a loss, but that is the system set up when electing a president.

That doesn’t mean your voice can’t be heard. This Tuesday, Nov. 5, elections for offices that have a far greater impact on your daily life than any presidentia...



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