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Nov 5

Election Day

November 5

Election Day

🇺🇸 Election Day, held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November, is a cornerstone of democracy in the United States. Today, citizens across the country exercise their fundamental right to vote and participate in the democratic process by choosing their local, state, and national representatives.

Find out about our local elections here: https://guilfordvt.gov/faqs/elections-faqs and here https://guilfordvt.gov/?s=election.

At its core, Election Day celebrates democracy, a time when every voice can be heard and every vote counts. It is a testament to the principles of freedom, equality, and self-governance upon which the nation was founded and a reminder of the people’s enduring power to shape their destiny.

Election Day is more than just a day to cast ballots; it symbolizes civic duty and responsibility. It is a time for citizens to come together, regardless of political affiliation, to engage in civil discourse, debate the issues that matter most, and make informed decisions about the future of their communities and their country.

Voting is a sacred right and a solemn obligation that generations of Americans have fought for and defended. It is a privilege denied to many worldwide and should never be taken for granted.

On Election Day, polling places nationwide buzz with activity as voters line up to cast their ballots. From small towns to big cities, people of all backgrounds and walks of life participate in the democratic process, united by a common purpose: to make their voices heard and to have a say in the direction of their government.

Election Day is also a time for reflection and gratitude. It is a moment to honor the sacrifices of those who fought for the right to vote, from suffragists who campaigned for women’s suffrage to civil rights activists who marched for voting rights for all Americans.

As we celebrate Election Day, let us reaffirm our commitment to democracy and the principles of freedom and equality for which it stands. Let us honor the legacy of those who came before us by exercising our right to vote and ensuring our voices are heard.

May Election Day serve as a reminder of the power of the ballot box to effect change and shape the future of our nation. May we never lose sight of the importance of active citizenship and civic engagement in building a more just, equitable, and democratic society for all.


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