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If it is legal for you to do so...
blaisepascal
...vote in the upcoming US elections.

If you don't know who's running, or for what, lookup your local board of elections, check out the races and candidates, and vote.
If you know who's running, but don't know what they stand for, you have two weeks to at least peruse their campaign materials, and vote.
If you feel that none of the candidates are good, remember that the lesser of N evils is better than the greater of N evils, and vote.
If you feel that all the candidates are basically the same, and there's no difference between Republicrats and Democans, look closer, find a candidate you like (or at least, is the lesser of N evils), and vote.

If you dislike having a Congress ruled by a Kenyan-in-office, go and vote.
If you feel the Tea Party winning is the worse possible thing to happen, go and vote.

Don't forget about the non-Federal offices. I have a good dozen races on my ballot, not just Congresscritter and Senator(S). Look into your local elected offices, decide who's the best candidate, and vote.

Of course, if it is not legal for you to vote (too young, not in the US, registration messed up due to moving, etc) then this message isn't meant for you.

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"Have I told you, lately, that I love you?" :-)

>Of course, if it is not legal for you to vote (too young, not in the US, registration messed up due to moving, etc) then this message isn't meant for you.

Not true! Not true! Find your candidate, see what help they may need. Canvas. Talk on phones. Or even repost this wonderful posting!! :-)

But whatever you do, if it's illegal for you to vote in the upcoming US elections, don't! Campaign, volunteer, run GOTV drives, drive people to the polls, whatever, but don't vote.

(exception: if there is, in your opinion, a legitimate need to make a political statement about voting by voting illegally, then doing so as civil disobedience has a long tradition in the US (see the Suffragettes, for instance))

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