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February 26, 2014 | 3,682 views | 6 comments

By Jessica Domel

A few minutes of your time could have a lasting effect on you, your family, neighbors and even your community. All you have to do is spend that time wisely. I recommend you invest at your local polling location.

Sometimes there are long lines, many decisions to make and names on the ballot that you may not recognize. Do your homework. It’s important because the decision that you make determines who leads our communities, our state and our nation for the next two or four years.

I have friends from high school and college who don’t vote. They don’t believe that their voice actually matters. This has actually led to quite a few discussions about the power of the people at the polls.

It’s easy for me to understand. If you don’t vote, your family doesn’t vote and the people on your block don’t vote, someone else is selecting your next town councilman, mayor or even governor--people you don’t know, people who may not feel the same way about the issues that you do.

One vote can make a difference between an elected official who stands for what you believe, or someone who stands on the other side of the fence.

Are you willing to take that chance?

I’m not.

Let’s show our power at the polls this year. We may not get exactly what we want every election cycle, but at least we tried to make a difference.

Early voting is underway and will continue through Friday. Election Day is March 4.

It’s easy to find your polling place. Go to www.sos.state.tx.us and click on the link that says “Find my polling place.”
 
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Eric  
Floresville  
February 28, 2014 8:47pm
 
Blackhorse It's not racial, it's simply true.

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
February 28, 2014 10:12am
 
Today, Feb. 28, is the last day for early voting. Voting in Wilson County is in the Courthouse Annex III, 1103 4th Street.

 
BlackHorse  
Next Door  
February 28, 2014 8:56am
 
Wow Eric thats pretty racially insensitive. Any other bigoted observations you care to make? There are more choices than a Demopublican or Republicrat. Shoot responsibly! OUTLAW TEXTING WHILE DISCHARGING A FIREARM!! http://exunusplures. ... More ›

 
Eric  
Floresville  
February 27, 2014 12:42pm
 
Vote early and vote often! The Hispanics in floresville politics will happily pay you with prescription pain pills or $10

 
New Guy  
Wilson County  
February 26, 2014 7:38pm
 
GO WENDI!!!! Take the vote back from all those OLD men telling women what they can and can't do with their bodies. OBTW,..she will legalize gambling in Texas too!!!

 
Elaine K.  
Floresville  
February 26, 2014 3:42pm
 
Last day of early voting is Feb. 28. Sample ballots available online or at the Wilson County News office. Go here for sample ballots: http://www.wilsoncountynews.com/articles.php?c=7&sm=16&n=news-election-coverage

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