Friday, June 18, 2010

Why Do You Vote ... Or Not Vote?

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A new Rasmussen poll shows 72% of Republicans feel the Republicans they elected to Congress are out of touch with their (the voters) core values.

In 2006, polls showed that many, perhaps millions, of evangelicals simply did not vote because of a lack of confidence in the candidates who were running for office.

In 2008, after an aggressive outreach to Christians, a good number of evangelicals heeded the call from Barack Obama and voted for him, believing he best represented their values.


Why do you vote? What motivates you to vote for one candidate over another----or simply to vote at all?

We are going to keep our "Patty Murray" poll up for a few more days, then we will take it down until the ballots are mailed out for the primary election. At that time we will reintroduce the same question, regarding the same candidates to compare results of now with then.

Today, we have put up a new Faith and Freedom survey that asks this question:
What Motivates You Most Strongly To Vote ?

You are given the following options:

*To support a particular political party.

*A Christian command to be salt and light.

*A candidate who reflects my values and will stand firm on those values once elected.

*A desire to see integrity returned to politics.

*A candidate who is a good administrator and leader regardless of his or her personal values.

I'm certain several of these options may be true for many of us, however we are asking which Most Strongly motivates you to vote.

Your input is very valuable. Thank you for taking a minute and participating.
Click here to vote in the poll. You may post comments regarding this subject here.

Be Informed. Be Vigilant. Do Not Be Silent. Be Prayerful. Be Blessed.

Thanks for
helping us do what we do.
Gary Randall
Faith and Freedom

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