By Contributor, Christina Merriweather
There are many people who have little faith in the voting process. This skepticism is valid with a well-documented history of intentional disenfranchisement and voter suppression of marginalized groups in this country.
Local laws, taxes, educational funding and school district lines are determined by the votes we cast. As we prepare to vote in one of the most important presidential elections of our time, it’s important to not get caught up in the media blitzes and mud slinging that inevitably accompanies the election season. We must focus on the real issues that impact our daily lives. The impact of ignorance can harm us both socially and financially. We have a responsibility to do our research.
Find out not only who the candidates and their positions on policies that impact your community. Not sure where to start? Below…