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Disregarding Local Elections


Last updated 11/11/2019 at 3:44pm

As exemplified by the mantra, “freedom isn’t free,” one of the primary reasons people serve in the military is to protect our freedoms. Unfortunately, while many Americans, including thousands of Transylvanians, have been willing to sacrifice their lives for our freedoms, we often fail to participate in that most basic right essential to our freedom – voting.

In last week’s municipal election in Brevard, a paltry 15 percent of registered voters cast a ballot. Though the percentage of people voting in presidential election years is much higher, roughly one-third of the people who...

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