Thursday, December 13, 2007

Vote smart.

The candidate for whom I am most likely to vote for in November's presidential election is one which many call "unelectable". That's okay. The candidate is the one I think is best for me, my country, and my world. Although I initially worried about "unelectability" I put those concerns aside when I remembered my favorite Ghandi quote: "Be the change you want to see in the world." Everyone should vote for the person the person they believe will do the best job. If we just vote the person who is most "electable" we could end up with a president everyone voted for, but who no one really likes. That's not a recipe for success. So in the spirit of choosing the person who is best for you, your country, and your world, I present

Project Vote Smart is a political research organization that gathers information on candidates to help you make the very best decision you can on Election Day. Visit to learn about the candidates. You'll find

* Biographical Information
* Campaign Finances
* Issue Positions
* Interest Group Ratings
* Voting Records
* Public Statements

It's all collected and assembled by people from both major political parties. It can help you make your decision both for the primary or caucus and in the November general election. It is indeed our responsibility to vote responsibly. helps make that possible.

"Onward and upward." -- Abraham Lincoln (1809-1865)


Anonymous said...

voting smart is getting behind mike gravel's 'initiative for democracy'. then the people can protect themselves from the beltway grandees.

Karama said...

And if you don't like your choices, write in a better candidate!