Not voting can be a good thing.
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Choosing to not vote is just as effective as voting.
By this I mean choosing to not vote for the same reason that you would choose to vote.
For example I chose to not vote in the US 2014 midterms. I did not like any of the canidates and did not feel as thought any of them deserved the positions they ran for. By not voting I have still contributed to the election. My actions acurately represent my stance and opinion. I would rather throw my vote away than help somebody gain a position I do not want them to have.
As for those who claim that their "one vote" doesnt matter, and those who claim they dont care about politics, they are not the type of non voter I am trying to debate.
Opponent must prove that my choice to not vote was an unsuccessful way to represent my opinion in the polls.
If you were to write yourself in, write in any candidate, or turn in an empty ballot in the election you don't like the candidates in, your presence becomes registered as a symbolic vote of no confidence. Your vote was cast, but not for the chosen candidates from the primaries.
In numbers, this sends a message, but it still requires a cast ballot.
I wish I had made this a 2 round debate instead.
I agree with you entirely and did not no that it was an option to turn in an empty ballot. You have won the argument and even changed my mind. From now on I will turn in an empty ballot.
Again VOTE CON. Con has won the debate.
Again, thank you for the information, I wish I did this for the US 2014 Midterms
Glad I could be of service, thank you for bringing something topical to the challenge section.
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