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League of Women Voters gets them voting young

Posted: June 15, 2012 - 7:52am

The League of Women Voters of the Kenai Peninsula believes that the best way to get young people to grow up to become voters and good citizens is to lead by example. Thus, the LWV provided an opportunity for youth aged 6 to 17 to vote at the Kenai River Festival.

Everyone had a smile on their face Saturday and Sunday when they voted for their favorite Alaskan bird. The winner was the Eagle with 242 votes. The totals for the other entries were: Owl (149), Swan (100) and Chickadee (77). Actual, grown up voting booths were provided on loan so the children could vote on their ballot and put the voted ballot into a ballot box. Of course, this activity was not unrewarded. Each voter received a cookie for their efforts.

The League appreciates the opportunity to show that Democracy works. The mission of the League encourages informed and active participation in government, works to increase understanding of major public policy issues, and influences public policy through education and advocacy. Examples such as the voting for favorite animals and birds helps promote that effort and will encourage youth that reach the age of 18 to go to the polls and vote.

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radiokenai
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radiokenai 06/17/12 - 05:37 am
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Next Step....
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Is to teach our young women about "educated voting".

In other words, vote for you you think would do the best job based on their agenda and beliefs, not for who women think they are Hot.

That is why we have a wingnutted communist [filtered word] from Kenya making laws that is destroying our great Nation such as forced health care, gay marriage, United Nations agreements to shelve the 2nd amendment and creating a national debt that is makes Bush look like a financial genius! Lets not forget, secret talks with the Russians to carve into our Missile Defenses...

Be Smart...Vote Smart! Anybody but obama!

spwright
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spwright 06/18/12 - 07:10 am
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20 % Voter Turn Out

6/18/12 THANK YOU L W V for your efforts. I hope that it works ?

Now What can ya do for the 80% of Adult Alaskans Voters that can't be bothered with Voting ?

Voting is not important to them. They chose NOT to participate in Democracy but they do the majority of whining & complaining.
They won't participate but still demand a voice & opinion.

I would suggest that One must provide Proof of Voting in the last election in order to receive the annual Permanent Fund Dividend ! Boy ! Howdy ! We would have 100% Voter Turn Out then !

Oh Yeah now rant & rave about How It's Your Choice NOT to Vote then list all the LAME EXCUSES.
Well guess What? You don't have a Voice or Opinion cuz You refuse to participate in Democracy.

SPW"Airborne"

radiokenai
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radiokenai 06/19/12 - 06:54 am
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United we Stand!
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Let's show obama what America stands for! Send him home with Hillary under one arm and Pelosi under the other.

If this Nation votes that jackwagon into office for another term, it will show the world how truly STUPID-UNEDUCATED-WELFARE BASKETCASES our citizens truly are.

I read where the Mexican Government is SUPER HAPPY that the obama-idiot offered amnesty to illegals.

NO KIDDING?

Of course their happy, they just dumped their population of Gang Members and Drug Addicts onto America!

VOTE HIM OUT!

Then start a full LEGAL investigation of where he was truly born. If in fact he was born in Kenya, we need to deport him back to Kenya and revoke his American Citizenship on the grounds of TREASON!

radiokenai
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radiokenai 06/19/12 - 07:18 am
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To the League of Women Voters
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Obama is NOT HOT! Obama is an corrupt anti-American!

Don't vote with your sexual passions, instead, vote for the United States of America. Vote for your children, Vote for your future, Vote for our rights as Free Americans!

Wake up and do some research! Take a moment to stop looking at Obamas booty, and look at what he is doing to the USA.

Gay Marriage, Illegal Amnesty (are YOU going to subsidize their monthly checks?) Communist obamacare with the IRS enforcement (Gestapo comes to mind), Secret talks with the Russians to reduce our national defense, Questionable place of birth, Pitting blacks against whites - Republicans against Democrats - Gays against Straights, Christians against muslims, removing God from our country, Lying about his religion, Trillions of dollars of debts (more than any President), United Nations maneuvers to eliminate our right to bear arms, Awarding our tax dollars to Chinese contractors for his "Roads and Bridges" program, Veto of Keystone Pipline, Increased Gasoline prices, Multiple failed stimulus packages, Crashed economy, Jobless Rates skyrocketing...

Now tell me...just how HOT do you think obama is now?

Try this on for size:
http://obamalies.net/list-of-obamas-failures

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