Did you vote today? I didn’t.
Wait, wait! I didn’t vote today because we’ve already sent in our mail-in ballots. Last year we registered to be permanent mail voters, mainly because it’s more convenient than finding our polling place and standing in line. It was actually pretty nice. When I got my ballot, I filled in the ones I was sure of, then finished the voting and propositions as I read about them.
Some people only vote for some items, but I vote for everything. I don’t think there’s a right way or a wrong way, but I do like to feel like my vote counts. I know there are a few issues in California that seem like they’ve been decided by the majority, but maybe my vote will help with the margin. You never know.
I’m ready for a change, I think happy animals make for happy meals (sorry, vegetarians), and I don’t understand how allowing everyone to marry someone makes “your” marriage less meaningful. I’m also curious to see how some of the City ballots go, as I don’t get to vote on those (being in the city of Poway and not San Diego).
Whatever your beliefs, I hope you used your right to vote. It’s an amazing privilege we have and we should use full advantage of it.